python 3.6... what is new in the Anaconda distribution

Blog Post created by Dan_Patterson Champion on Feb 9, 2017

New ... Now that python 3.x is 8 years old, it became obvious that Continuum would update their package distribution

I have just started playing with doing non-Arc*ish stuff for now since only the 3.4 3.6 distribution is officially supported in ArcGIS PRO.  I was pleasantly surprised to see one of my old-time favourite IDEs back ... Pythonwin ... by Mark Hammond.


Mix a little Spyder, 'win and Jupyter console across multiple screens working on separate things and they all behaved nice.

I will post more as I find it... but for now, here are they are... (pycharm and others will join the play group when I have time).


anaconda for python 3.6


And a closer look at Spyder

Check it out and compare anaconda package documentation



Yes... version 2.0.0 is now here.  check ... http://matplotlib.org/ for more information 

It is part of the new distribution and enables you to work with the 'classic' style (sic status quo) or the new style.