PyDev 5.7.0 Released

Fabio Zadrozny fabiofz at
Wed Apr 12 07:14:55 EDT 2017

PyDev 5.7.0 Release Highlights

* **Important** PyDev now requires Java 8 and Eclipse 4.6 (Neon) onwards.

    * PyDev 5.2.0 is the last release supporting Eclipse 4.5 (Mars).

* **PyLint**

* The PyLint integration is much improved.
* Working along with the PyDev code-analysis.
* If there's an equivalent code analysis error in PyLint and PyDev, the
PyLint one is hidden.
* **Ctrl+1** on PyLint error line shows option to silent error in that line.
* See: for details.

* **Debugger**

* Fixed issue when sorting which could lead to error comparing a value with
* Fixed issue which prevented debugger from working with Jython due to the
lack of sys._current_frames.
* Testing Jython on CI.

* **Code Completion**

* Properly unpacking assigns from a parameter to an instance with type
documented in docstring. **#PyDev-778**

* **Others**

* When assigning parameters to attributes (**Ctrl+1** on function **def**),
skip adding duplicate assignments.
* When adding parameters to docstrings  (**Ctrl+1** on function **def**),
it will now properly update an existing docstring, not only create one from
* In Windows, when searching executables, priority is given to a python
executable found in the PATH (as in Mac/Linux).
* Fixed issue were space was wrongly removed in code formatter.

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, TextMate bundles and a number of other languages such as
Django Templates, Jinja2, Kivy Language, Mako Templates, Html, Javascript,

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

Details on LiClipse:


Fabio Zadrozny
Software Developer


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