PyDev 3.9.2 Released

Fabio Zadrozny fabiofz at
Fri Feb 6 11:35:04 CET 2015

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.

Details on PyDev:
Details on its development:

What is LiClipse?

LiClipse is a PyDev standalone with goodies such as support for Multiple
cursors, theming and a number of other languages such as Django Templates,
Kivy Language, Mako Templates, Html, Javascript, etc.

It's also a commercial counterpart which helps supporting the development
of PyDev.

Details on LiClipse:

Release Highlights:

* **Important**: PyDev requires Eclipse 3.8 or 4.3 onwards and Java 7! For
older versions, keep using PyDev 2.x (use LiClipse:
for a PyDev standalone with all requirements bundled).

* **PyVmMonitor Integration**

* PyVmMonitor: is now in public beta, so, the
PyDev integration
(Window > Show View > Other > PyDev > Profile) may be used to  profile your

* **Debugger**

* The debug view now has an interactive console (with history) attached to
it by default (which may be toggled on/off). (PyDev-507)
* Debugger no longer reopens a file when that file is already opened.
* Handled issue when getting referrers for some object gave an error if it
was found in a dict where the key is not a string.
* When interactive console starts in debug session, a banner is no longer
* Stepping with #@DontTrace no longer returns through decorator call-site.
* The default for tracing template render exceptions on Django is now false.

* **Interactive Console**

* F2 to send contents from editor to console now considers backslash
continuations. (PyDev-502)
* Interactive Console interrupt now properly interrupts a sleep call (when
possible). (PyDev-500)
* PyDev interactive console now has a user-specified encoding (by default
UTF-8). (PyDev-454)
* Scroll the console on stdout / stderr output. (PyDev-504, patch by James
* Moved interactive console initial commands to a separate preferences page.
* Handling interrupted system call EINTR in the (PyDev-534)
* Fixed racing condition where the output of the console could appear as a
user input. (PyDev-490, patch by James Blackburn)

* **Refactoring**

* Fixed issue where indentation lost on rename module refactoring.
* The rename modules refactoring wizard now provides a way to do a simple
resource rename (to rename extensions).

* **Others**

* Converting filename from .pyx to .py doesn't loose indexing on the file
anymore. (PyDev-525)
* The Cython parser now properly scopes methods.
* Pasting contents directly in the PyDev package explorer to create a file
uses the proper delimiter.
* Fixed deadlock in ImageCache when rendering debug completions from
console. (PyDev-527)
* Fixed deadlock on racing condition when rendering PyTextHover. (PyDev-523)
* Tab settings were separated from the editor color settings and may now be
persisted in the project/user settings.
* Fixed surround with try..finally/except indentation on Ctrl+1 when some
line has a comment which has a different indentation.


Fabio Zadrozny
Software Developer


PyDev - Python Development Environment for Eclipse

PyVmMonitor - Python Profiler

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