PyDev 5.9.2 released

Fabio Zadrozny fabiofz at
Tue Aug 15 14:12:08 EDT 2017

PyDev 5.9.2 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).

   - Integrated speedups for Python 3.6 which use the new Python hook which
      allows the debugger to add breakpoints through bytecode manipulation.
      - Some critical fixes related to issues in the latest debugger
      (#PyDev-837, #PyDev-838, #PyDev-817).

   Added support for having isort as the engine for import sorting.
   - Fixed issue on text search with *Lucene* when the user had another
   plugin which also used lucene (*#PyDev-826*).
   - From this version onwards, PyDev is built with a proper certificate
   (previous versions used a self-signed certificate).
   - Google App Engine templates now working out of the box (patch by *Mat
   - Optimization in editor highlighting when dealing with huge files.
   - Some bugfixes in pytest integration.
   - *cv2* added to forced builtins by default for working with OpenCV.
   - Fixed issue when parsing empty f-string.

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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