Name: [022] André Roberge
Member: 114 months
Authored: 6 videos
Description: I'm a father of two wonderful children, a Theoretical Physicist by training, a University President by accident, and a hobbyist Python programmer. I created rur-ple and Crunchy (the latter with the collaboration of Johannes Woolard). To reach me: ...

The Crunchy Interpreter(s) [ID:436] (2/4)

in series: Crunchy

video tutorial by André Roberge, added 12/07

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In this video, made with iShowU, I demonstrate various features of the 6 different types of Python interpreters usable within Crunchy. This video is essentially an interactive session made from the written tutorial included with Crunchy. In addition to explaining in what way the 6 types of interpreter differ, I demonstrate the interactive help features as well as some configuration options.

The last part of the video shows an IPython shell embedded within Crunchy. Unfortunately, the simple embedding of IPython interferes with the normal Crunchy behaviour - perhaps some IPython expert will find a workaround and make it possible to make use of IPython within Crunchy.

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6. anonymous Thu, 23 Apr 2009 16:13

To me, you have 2 interpreters with 3 output modes each. No need to falsely multiply.

I think you spent way too much time showing something that does not work (IPython). I suspect that if you tried to embed IDLE, you would also have problems. So what?!

5. anonymous Mon, 17 Mar 2008 18:17

a great tool for students.

great work.


4. anonymous Thu, 03 Jan 2008 16:20

Great video. Crunchy looks cool, despite the funny name.

Another great Crunchy video - I loved seeing the docstrings coming up live whilst you edited Python code in Firefox - very neat!

You did mention iShowU in the description - it is on the first line :-)


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