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If i want to make my own IDE, how do i start?
AzureScripts (148)

Been wanting to make my own IDE for the past 2 months, but how would i start doing one?

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MatthewDoan1 (19)

Interesting idea; seems quite difficult, though. Do you want code coloring/highlighting, that sort of stuff? (like coloring keywords purple, etc.)? Do you want autocomplete functionality? Do you want easy refactoring? Do you want color themes? Or do you want a bare-bones text-editor with some indentation assistance that at least runs your code?

AzureScripts (148)

@MatthewDoan1 Coloring/Highlighting, Autocomplete, different themes (light, dark, etc),

MatthewDoan1 (19)

@AzureScripts That's pretty hard; are you planning to do it in Python?

AzureScripts (148)

@MatthewDoan1 Well, i'll do it in whatever language i can. Python maybe, C# perhaps.

mwilki7 (201)

What do you want your IDE to do?

AzureScripts (148)

Python IDE, run and debug scripts. @mwilki7

CowNationz (40)

@AzureScripts Should be fairly easy since python has the exec function to execute a string of code.

AzureScripts (148)

@CowNationz I mean, a IDE to execute python, not an IDE made in python

CowNationz (40)

@AzureScripts Program the IDE in python to execute python code. You can do both.

AzureScripts (148)

@CowNationz Eh... idk if i am able to make it in pure python, should i use tkinter or something?