PyDev 6.1.0 Released

Fabio Zadrozny fabiofz at
Tue Nov 7 06:02:03 EST 2017

PyDev 6.1.0 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 Formatter*
   - The PyDev code formatter can now add/remove blank lines to comply with
      - Added preference to skip blank lines formatting.

   - Editor now tolerant against errors in the definitions of style ranges.
      - When in link mode (after a code completion with params for
      instance), properly skip closing parenthesis if already well balanced.
      - Fix logic error in editor preferences for disabling subword
      navigation (patch by *Stuart Berg*).

   - Using *python -m 'pip'* when unable to find pip executable in
      interpreter preferences (*#PyDev-853*).
      - PyDev set next statement action set no longer disables Debug action
      set (*#PyDev-859*).
      - It's possible to silence question about saving resources before a
      refactoring operation.
      - Add problem markers for python files that declare invalid encodings
      (patch by *Mat Booth*).
      - 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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