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IEP (pronounced as eep) is a cross-platform Python IDE focused on interactivity and introspection, which makes it very suitable for scientific computing. Its practical design is aimed at simplicity and efficiency.

It consists of two main components, the editor and the shell, and uses a set of pluggable tools to help the programmer in various ways. Some example tools are source structure, project manager, interactive help, workspace ...

IEP is written in (pure) Python 3 and uses the Qt GUI toolkit. Binaries are provided for all major operating system. IEP can be used to execute code on any Python version available on your system (Python 2.4 - 3.x, including Pypy).

Required Modules


  • iep

System Variables

  • HPC_IEP_DIR - installation directory

Additional Information

Please note that you can only load the iep module on our gui nodes and need to have your local system set up for running X11 programs remotely. See GUI Programs page for more details.


  • Validate 4/5/2018