Eclipse, Python, wxPython and code completion

Benjamin Kaplan benjamin.kaplan at
Mon Aug 11 03:25:17 CEST 2008

One of the problems with Ubuntu's repositories is that they are not always
kept up to date. The version of eclipse is 2 years old, and PyDev is 24
updates behind. The newer versions handle code completion better.

Download eclipse from (its already compiled, just unzip and
run) and add to the software updates

On Sun, Aug 10, 2008 at 2:42 PM, <leon.domingo at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I've installed Eclipse, Python 2.5 and wxPython on Ubuntu 8.04. The
> problem is that I can't get code completion for wx module. I don't
> know if it occurs the same with other libraries outside the python
> "core".
> If I compile/run my code containing the wx library, I get an
> application running correctly, so it looks that definition works fine.
> Obviously, the obstacle is that I don't know (I don't want to either)
> the name of every method of every wxPython class so it's difficult to
> develop anything within this environment.
> Thanks a lot
> Note: I'm a newbie-coming-from-"Billy's"-WindowsXP
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