Spyder is a powerful scientific environment written in Python, for Python, and designed by and for scientists, engineers and data analysts. It offers a unique combination of the advanced editing, analysis, debugging, and profiling functionality of a comprehensive development tool with the data exploration, interactive execution, deep inspection, and beautiful visualization capabilities of a scientific package.
Best Spyder Alternatives
1) Visual Studio Code (VS Code)
Visual Studio Code (VS Code) is an open-source source code editor from Microsoft available for Windows, Linux, and macOS. Visual Studio Code was announced on April 29, 2015. It is one of the fastest adopting code editors, in Stack Overflow 2018 Developer Survey, Visual Studio Code was ranked the most popular developer environment tool.
PyCharm is an integrated development environment (IDE) developed by JetBrains specifically for the Python language. It provides code analysis, debugger, an integrated unit tester, integration with version control systems.
PyCharm provides smart code completion, code inspections, on-the-fly error highlighting, and quick-fixes, along with automated code refactorings and rich navigation capabilities.
Atom is one of the best Python IDE available freely, it's an open-source text and source code editor developed by GitHub. Atom is available to macOS, Linux, and Microsoft Windows. Along with python it also supports C++, C#, Java, GoLang, etc using plugins
4) Visual Studio for Python
Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment from Microsoft. Visual Studio offers editing, debugging, interactive development for Python apps, using familiar frameworks including Django and Flask.