PyDev 2.8.0 Released

PyDev 2.8.0 has been released

Details on PyDev:
Details on its development:

Release Highlights:

  • Type Inference now works with docstrings (Sphinx or Epydoc). See:

  • Fixed debugger to work on Google App Engine

  • Patch by Edward Catmur

    • Interactive console supports running with the Qt and Gtk event loops
  • Patches by Andrew Ferrazzutti

    • Multiple main modules/packages may be selected in the unittest run configuration

    • Properly handling unittest errors caused by setUpClass/setUpModule exceptions

    • It's possible to select the Working Set configuration in the New PyDev Project wizard

  • Patches by Christoph Zwerschke

    • It's possible to specify PyLint settings per project by passing --rcfile=.pylintrc (it's now run relative to the project directory)

    • PyLint now accepts an executable so that it does not have to rely on the configured interpreter.

  • Fixed OutOfMemoryError when large file was found in the workspace.

  • Editor startup is now faster due to improvements in Jython scripts.

  • Improved the way that the interpreter location is shown on the pydev package explorer.

  • PyDev Package Explorer icon no longer missing when top level elements is set to Working Sets

  • Other minor bugfixes

Note: PyDev is now signed with a new (self-signed) certificate (see for the new certificate) .

What is PyDev?

PyDev is a plugin that enables users to use Eclipse for Python, Jython and IronPython development -- making Eclipse a first class Python IDE -- It comes with many goodies such as code completion, syntax highlighting, syntax analysis, refactor, debug and many others.


Fabio Zadrozny

Software Developer

PyDev - Python Development Environment for Eclipse

Posted by Fabio Zadrozny 2013-07-25

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