What is Eric?
Eric is a full featured Python and Ruby editor and IDE, written in python. It is based on the cross platform Qt gui toolkit, integrating the highly flexible Scintilla editor control. It is designed to be usable as everdays' quick and dirty editor as well as being usable as a professional project management tool integrating many advanced features Python offers the professional coder. eric4 includes a plugin system, which allows easy extension of the IDE functionality with plugins downloadable from the net.
download link: Portable Eric 4 Python IDE
*includes Eric 4 (w/ necessary plugins) + Python 2.6.3 + PyQt (Qt v4.5.2) + pyserial 2.5
*tested on Windows XP SP3
sample usage: PyCute Timer (PyQt + PySerial example)