Effective PyCharm (2021 edition) Transcripts
Chapter: Why PyCharm and IDEs?
Lecture: PyCharm is open source

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0:00 I pointed out that PyCharm community edition is open source.
0:03 In fact, all the community editions across the different projects.
0:06 Different IDE's at JetBrains are open source and they're all over here under intelliJ community.
0:13 So if you want to check it out,
0:14 You can go here just scroll down until you see python or right there and scroll
0:19 through all the folders. Here's the PyCharm Community edition.
0:22 It shows you how to build it and how to work with it.
0:25 I personally have never had any reason to go in here and do anything with it
0:28 whatsoever, but I do think it's kind of cool that the source code is here
0:33 and you can go and build it and explore it.
0:34 If you want to know how it works better,
0:36 you want to fork it just to make sure that you have it just in case or
0:40 if the idea of it being open source makes you more comfortable. Well here is the source code.