Awesome PyCharm extensions for Software Developers

Manpreet Singh
2 min readJul 31, 2021

Welcome back! PyCharm is one of my favorite IDE’s to develop Python code in, so let’s talk about some of the best extensions you should use with PyCharm if you’re a software developer.

Sonar Lint

First off we have Sonar Lint, an awesome extension for any data scientist for PyCharm. This specific extension essentially detects and notifies you of problems with your code, this includes mistakes in spelling and even flaws in syntax! If you want to check this extension out, here is the link:

Highlight Bracket Pair

Next up we have Highlight Bracket Pair, this is a must have for any programming project. This specific extension allows us to easily find pairs of brackets from your code, rather than having to manually look through and find your ending or beginning bracket. If you want to check this extension here, here is the link below:

Kite

Next up we have Kite, this is another awesome extension that you need to install into PyCharm. This specific extension is a AI-powered coding assistant, this essentially autocompletes portions of your code! If you want to check this extension out, here is the link below:

Docker

Lastly we have the Docker plugin, this is a must have for any software developer. This extension essentially allows us to edit and modify docker files in our PyCharm environment, making it very easy to manage docker files. If you want to check this…

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