The Eric Python IDE

Eric5 Plug-in System

This document describes the eric5 plug-in system from a user perspective and from a developer perspective. The user part describes the plug-in related dialogs of eric5. The developer part documents the plug-in API. It is a valuable source for people interested in writing eric5 plug-ins.

You may download a copy of this document in PDF format here (issue 2014/05/18). Please note that the latest version of this document is included in the eric5 distribution archive.

Eric5 Technical Report

Pietro Moras has provided a technical report describing aspects of the eric5 IDE. Here is a statement of the author.

"The most ambitious of all Eric Reports so far produced. A technical reference structurally open to the Eric's community contribution, in form of: advices, remarks, corrections, criticism, wishes."
Pietro Moras

You may download a copy of this technical report in PDF format here (issue 2013-09-10).

Eric5 Version Control Technical Report (Mercurial)

Pietro Moras has provided a technical report describing aspects of doing version control with Mercurial as integrated in the eric IDE.

"Given the nature and relevance of the subject here treated, we have decided to publish this Report even if a bit still "in progress", in that relaying upon your active participation for completing and refining it."
Pietro Moras

You may download a copy of this technical report in PDF format here (issue 2014-05-24).

Eric4 Technical Report

Pietro Moras has provided a technical report describing aspects of the eric IDE. Although it was written for eric4 most of it's contents is valid for eric5 as well. Here is a statement of the author.

"This is a report as a first offspring of an ambitious project of Eric test & documentation, carried on 'in fair collaboration with the product's development team, but certainly in absolute independence from them'. It is a report that, for its very nature, is subject to a continuous updating process, to which you all are kindly invited to take a part, offering the Author a hand 'in minimizing [his] possible (or inevitable...) shortcomings'."
Pietro Moras

You may download a copy of this technical report in PDF format here (issue 2011-08-16).

Eric4 Version Control Technical Report (Subversion)

Pietro Moras has provided a technical report describing aspects of doing version control with Subversion as integrated in the eric IDE. Although it was written for eric4 most of it's contents is valid for the eric5 Subversion interface as well.

"A booklet covering the Subversion Version Control interface of Eric (4), intended as part of an envisioned collection of specialized reports designed to complement the main Eric Technical Report. Your opinions and remarks are welcome."
Pietro Moras

You may download a copy of this technical report in PDF format here (issue 2012-07-28).

Eric4 WebBrowser Technical Report

Pietro Moras has provided a technical report describing aspects of the eric web browser. Although it was written for eric4's web browser most of it's contents is valid for eric5's web browser as well. Here is a statement of the author.

"A booklet covering the specific Web Browser feature of Eric (4), intended as part of an envisioned collection of specialized reports designed to complement the main Eric Technical Report. Your opinions and remarks are welcome."
Pietro Moras

You may download a copy of this technical report in PDF format here (issue 2012-02-12).