Text Based Python IDE
UniqueOstrich18 (257)

This is a Python IDE made using python. It combines a text editor, and a code executor. It is completely text based, with no GUI.


  • Code executor
  • Movable text cursor
  • Load and save functions
  • Package installer

How to use

Switching modes

  • Control + D to run code
  • Control + A to install a package
  • Control + E to save
  • Control + F to load program
  • Control + B to clear edit mode

Edit mode

  • Type text into the box
  • Arrow keys to move cursor
  • General text editor controls are implemented
  • Your cursor is the | character

Package install mode

  • Enter package names, separated by spaces
  • Example: pip install requests bs4
  • The package will install after you hit enter

Other modes

  • Save: enter file name to save to
  • Load: enter file name to load (example programs included)
  • New: clears text in edit mode


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