When comparing Wing IDE vs Kdevelop with kdev-python plugin, the Slant community recommends Wing IDE for most people. In the question“What are the best free IDEs for Python?” Wing IDE is ranked 14th while Kdevelop with kdev-python plugin is ranked 16th.
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Pro Exceptionally responsive support
Pro Checks for errors in the source code
Pylint has a static analysis tool integrated which checks the source code for any potential errors and bugs.
Pro Built-in debugger
Wing IDE provides local and remote debugging.
Pro Debugging in threads
Pro Totally programmable keystroke shortcuts
Pro Totally worth the price -- it's a steal, in fact.
Pro Super-flexible macro capabilities
Pro Customizable plug-ins if desired.
Pro Best in industry syntax highlighing
Kdevelop has very unique syntax highlighting. It's very addicting - other IDE will soon look monochrome to you.
Pro Fast code completion
Kdevelop indices all your classes, methods, functions and global variables in memory, which makes class/method lookups to complete in no time.
Pro Very lean on CPU and RAM
Even quite large projects occupy only several hundreds megabytes of RAM. Try that in Eclipse...
Con High entry price
Price is starting from $39 per user for the most basic configuration.
Con Only preliminary support for Windows
The Windows version is still in alpha.