Directly open files on Remote SSH server?

heya,

I'm currently trying out PyCharm, previously having used Komodo, and I have to say I'm pretty impressed with the Python/Django support.

However, one thing that tripped me up was the remote file support. I was hoping for something seamless, with the ability to directly open remote files (via FTP, SFTP, SCP etc.), as you can in Komodom, or pretty much any other editor out there.

The closest I could find was Remote Hosts, but even then you have to create the files locally, then synchronise it with a remote server. And in the current builds, you can't create a new project from existing files on a remote server, the whole process seems to be manual:

http://devnet.jetbrains.net/message/5279743#5279743

Is there perhaps an easier way in PyCharm to simply start editing Python/Django files on a remote server?

(Yes, I know, I could use a VCS/DVCS, and Fabric deployment scripts, but this is just for small changes to trivial scripts).

Cheers,

Victor

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Hello Victor,

No, there is no such way in the current version. For making small changes

to trivial scripts, there's really not much value that PyCharm could bring

compared to a simple text editor.

I'm currently trying out PyCharm, previously having used Komodo, and I

have to say I'm pretty impressed with the Python/Django support.

However, one thing that tripped me up was the remote file support. I

was hoping for something seamless, with the ability to directly open

remote files (via FTP, SFTP, SCP etc.), as you can in Komodom, or

pretty much any other editor out there.

The closest I could find was Remote Hosts, but even then you have to

create the files locally, then synchronise it with a remote server.

And in the current builds, you can't create a new project from

existing files on a remote server, the whole process seems to be

manual:

/message/5279743#5279743

Is there perhaps an easier way in PyCharm to simply start editing

Python/Django files on a remote server?

(Yes, I know, I could use a VCS/DVCS, and Fabric deployment scripts,

but this is just for small changes to trivial scripts).

--

Dmitry Jemerov

Development Lead

JetBrains, Inc.

http://www.jetbrains.com/

"Develop with Pleasure!"

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heya,

Well, actually, I do find it more useful than a text editor, simply due to the good syntax highlight, code completion, inbuilt awareness of Django/Python libs etc =).

Even if you can't directly open remote files over SSH, is there any word on when the wizard to use existing files might be integrated into PyCharm?

Cheers,

Victor

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