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Spyder Docs — Documentation for the Scientific Python Development Environment

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This repository contains the source for the documentation for Spyder, the Scientific Python Development Environment. They can be viewed online at

For more information about Spyder itself, please see the website and the main repo.

Building and Deploying

The docs are built with Sphinx and deployed with Doctr to the domain. The master branch contains the docs for the forthcoming release of Spyder 4, currently planned for Q1 2019 if funding is secured, while the 3.x branch has the docs for the current version, Spyder 3.


We welcome your contributions of corrections, additions and enhancements to these docs, as they are very much a work in progress and we appreciate getting our broad community involved wherever possible. To do so, simply submit a PR with your changes and we'll be happy to review it; make sure to read our Contributing Guide in mind to ensure the process of getting your revisions integrated goes smoothly.

Thanks for your interest in Spyder and its documentation, and we appreciate your support of the project!

More information

Main Website

Download Spyder (with Anaconda)

Online Documentation

Spyder Github

Troubleshooting Guide and FAQ

Development Wiki

Gitter Chatroom

Google Group

@Spyder_IDE on Twitter

@SpyderIDE on Facebook

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