PyDev 5.8.0: Code Coverage fixes, IronPython debugging

Fabio Zadrozny fabiofz at
Thu Jun 8 14:15:15 EDT 2017

PyDev 5.8.0 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).

   *Code Analysis*
   - Fixed issue getting existing PyLint markers.
      - There's now an Info and an Ignore level.

   - The debugger now provides hooks for clients and provides ways to
      extend the handling of custom types. See:
      by *Yuli Fiterman*).
      - Fixed issue where the debugger could end up removing quotes on
      args. *#PyDev-797*
      - The debugger now works with IronPython again -- although note that
      *IronPython* *2.7.6* and *2.7.7* have a critical bug which prevents
      IronPython from working in PyDev:

   *Code Coverage*
   - Fixed issue getting code-coverage version. *#PyDev-791*
      - Properly works when running with pytest (provided that pytest-cov
      is installed).

   - Update .yaml file for google app engine project templates (patch by
      - Upgraded Lucene to 6.1.0 (patch by *Sopot Cela*).
      - Update docstring from parameters (Ctrl+1 on *def*) properly
      considers sphinx with types. *#PyDev-787*
      - Code Completion: Properly finding *__init__* from superclass in
      inherited classes. *#PyDev-802*
      - No longer showing icon to start interactive console in toolbar
      because Eclipse could end up creating multiple entries which were shown
      forever. *#PyDev-708*
      - Other minor bugfixes.

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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