PyDev 5.6.0 Release Highlights
Important PyDev now requires Java 8 and Eclipse 4.6 (Neon) onwards.
*Performance* enhancements on the *debugger* (which should be *60%-100%* faster now). - The *debugger* now only supports *Python 2.6 onwards* (keep on PyDev 5.5.0 for Python 2.5 or below). - Properly displaying variables when the *interactive console* is connected to a *debug session*. *#PyDev-776* - Providing a way for the debugger to support a user-specified version of Qt for debugging QThreads (*preferences > PyDev > Debug > Qt Threads*). - Fixed issue where a *native Qt signal is not callable* message was raised when connecting a signal to QThread.started. - Fixed issue in displaying variable (with *Ctrl+Shift+D*) when debugging. - Debug view toolbar icons no longer appearing stretched due to Set Next Statement icon having a different size. -
*super* is now properly recognized (code completion and find definition). - *pytest fixtures* are now properly recognized (code completion and find definition). - Suppress invalid completions on literals numbers (patch by Jonah Graham) -
It's now possible to save the PyUnit preferences to the project or user settings. - Upgraded *pep8* to the latest *pycodestyle*. - Upgraded to latest *autopep8*. - Fixed issue in Django shell if version >= 1.10 *#PyDev-752*. - Add support for *coverage 4.x* (minimum supported version is now 4.3). *#PyDev-691* - Syntax highlighting for *matmul operator* (was being considered a decorator). *#PyDev-771* - Making *PyLint* use the same thread pool used for code analysis. - String index out of range while reading buffer in AbstractShell. *#PyDev-768*
What is PyDev?
PyDev is an open-source Python IDE on top of Eclipse for Python, Jython and IronPython development.
It comes with goodies such as code completion, syntax highlighting, syntax analysis, code analysis, refactor, debug, interactive console, etc.
It's also a commercial counterpart which helps supporting the development of PyDev.
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