Pydev 2.0 Released

Fabio Zadrozny fabiofz at
Mon Apr 4 17:39:44 CEST 2011

Hi All,

PyDev 2.0 has been released

Details on PyDev:
Details on its development:

Release Highlights:


* TDD actions on Ctrl+1

* Improved code coverage support

See video at: with these improvements



 * It's possible to pin a test run and restore it later.
 * Errors that occur while importing modules are properly shown.
 * It's possible to override the test runner configurations for a given launch.
 * The Nose test runner works properly when there's an error in a fixture.


 * When there's some text selected and ' or " is entered, the content
is converted to a string.
 * Handling literals with ui linking.
 * Creating ui link in the editor after entering (,[,{ when it is auto-closed.
 * On hover, when there's a name defined in another module, the
statement containing the name is shown.
 * It's possible to launch an editor with a file not in the workspace
(a project must be selected in this case)
 * If a line starts with __version__ no import is added above it.
 * When doing assign to attributes, if there's a pass in the line the
assign will be added, it's removed.
 * When Ctrl+1 is used to add an import on an unresolved variable, if
Ctrl is pressed on apply a local import is done.

Interactive console (options)

 * Focus on creation
 * When created the selection may be directly sent to the console

The DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE environment var is passed when making a launch.

The outline page now has a filter.

The input() method properly works in Python 3.2 (last "\r" no longer shown).

**LOTS** of other adjustments and bug fixes

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

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