PyCon 2019 in Cleveland, Ohio

Thursday 3:30 p.m.–5 p.m. in Room 13

42 PyCharm Tips and Tricks

Paul Everitt


PyCharm brings a boatload of IDE features to professional Python development. Want to “level up” and learn productivity boosters? This hands-on, fast-paced workshop, run by the PyCharm team, covers tips across all the major product features.


PyCharm is a mature, full-featured, professional IDE for the Python market. Since it’s built atop IntelliJ, the leading Java IDE, it has a bazillion features. Which is overwhelming. In this session, we sort that out and show you the tips and tricks to level up your Python development. You’ll work along with 42 tips, organized into sections, doing the same activities demonstrated by the presenter, with two special twists: • The PyCharm team will be in the room helping • Each tip has full writeup and video that you can refer to afterward We’ll cover tips showing: IDE Setup, Navigation, Editing, Running, Debugging, Testing, Version Control, and Web and Database.