When comparing Bluefish vs Wing Python IDE, the Slant community recommends Wing Python IDE for most people. In the question“What are the best Python IDEs or editors?” Wing Python IDE is ranked 11th while Bluefish is ranked 38th.
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Pro Very powerful search and replace
Bluefish supports Perl Compatible regular expressions, sub-pattern replacing, and search and replace in files on disk
Pro Light and fast
Bluefish starts really quick (even on a netbook) and loads hundreds of files within seconds.
Bluefish highlights matching blocks for start and end markers (for both brackets and tags).
Pro Emmet support
Support Emmet or Zen Coding.
Pro Auto-completion and auto-tag-closing
Pro Exceptionally responsive support
Pro Built-in debugger
Wing IDE provides local and remote debugging.
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 Totally programmable keystroke shortcuts
Pro Debugging in threads
Pro Totally worth the price -- it's a steal, in fact
Pro Customizable plug-ins if desired
Pro VI and Emacs editor modes
Pro Advanced debugging features (multi-process, remote, recursive)
Pro Super-flexible macro capabilities
Con Little support for other languages
Con High entry price
Price is starting from $39 per user for the most basic configuration.