PyDev 2.2.4 Released

Fabio Zadrozny fzadrozny at
Thu Nov 3 00:52:44 CET 2011

Hi All,

PyDev 2.2.4 has been released

Details on PyDev:
Details on its development:

Release Highlights:


    * Cython is now supported in PyDev (.pyx files may be opened with
the PyDev editor).

**Globals Token Browser (Ctrl+Shift+T)**

    * Packages/Modules can now be reached through the globals browser
(so, files can now be easily gotten through the package
they represent)

**Handling external files**

    * External libraries configured in a project appearing in the
PyDev Package Explorer
    * Show in > PyDev Package Explorer working for files that are
under the interpreter or external libraries.
    * Show in > PyDev Package Explorer working for files inside .zip archives.
    * External files that were opened when Eclipse is closed are
properly reopened.


    * New option in the code-formatter to only apply code-formatting
on changed lines on save.
    * from __future__ import now properly appears as first even if
grouping is enabled.
    * it's now possible to have a minimap of the code in the overview
ruler (enable in preferences > PyDev > Editor > Overview Ruler

**Unittest runner**

    * exc_clear() no longer called if it's not available.
    * Fixed issue where class tearDown was executed twice.


    * It's now possible to enable/disable stepping into properties
while in the debugger. Menu: Run > Disable step into properties (patch
by Hussain Bohra)
    * Show in outline view activated in debug perspective  (patch by
Hussain Bohra)
    * Watch expressions can be properly expanded in the watch view
(patch by Hussain Bohra)
    * Breakpoints in external files are properly shown.
    * Remote debugger: starting the remote debugger no longer shows a
launch configuration
    * Remote debugger: when the server is stopped, the server socket
is properly closed


    * Fixed issue in rename (Alt+Shift+R) / find references
(Ctrl+Shift+G) on top level module variables.
    * Fixed issue where create class/method/field action was not ok
because of comment.
    * Fixed issue where doing create class/method/field action on file
with tabs ended up adding spaces.

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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