ANN: pySerial 3.0

Chris Liechti cliechti at
Wed Dec 30 08:30:12 EST 2015

A new release of pySerial is available. There have been a lot
of changes so that the major version was bumped up to 3.0.

Changes include (since V2.7):
- Python 2.7 and Python 3.2+ from the same sources (lib2to3 is
   no longer used)
- new API, more properties, the set functions are deprecated.
   (old API still supported for backward compatibility)
- Updated miniterm (uses Unicode for console output, supports
   encodings on serial port, nicer port selection and more).
- IPv6 support for rfc2217:// and socket://
- New spy:// handler to log traffic and control calls.
- New alt:// handler to select implementations
- URL parameters have changed
- Experimental classes for easy threading support
- Experimental asyncio support (posix)
- A number of bugfixes.

for more details.

Changes in development:
- SVN -> GIT
- moved (from SF) to github:

Currently unsupported is the Jython platform (lack of testing).

Download at:
or via PyPI:

Docs: (stable) (follows git)


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