Pydev 1.5.4 Released

Fabio Zadrozny fabiofz at
Wed Jan 20 00:47:51 CET 2010

Hi All,

Pydev 1.5.4 has been released

Details on Pydev:
Details on its development:

Release Highlights:

* Actions:
      o Go to matching bracket (Ctrl + Shift + P)
      o Copy the qualified name of the current context to the clipboard.
      o Ctrl + Shift + T keybinding is resolved to show globals in any
context (note: a conflict may occur if JDT is present -- it can be fixed at
the keys preferences if wanted).
      o Ctrl + 2 shows a dialog with the list of available options.
      o Wrap paragraph is available in the source menu.
      o Globals browser will start with the current word if no selection is
available (if possible).
* Templates:
      o Scripting engine can be used to add template variables to Pydev.
      o New template variables for next, previous class or method, current
module, etc.
      o New templates for super and super_raw.
      o print is now aware of Python 3.x or 2.x
* Code analysis and code completion:
      o Fixed problem when getting builtins with multiple Python
interpreters configured.
      o If there's a hasattr(obj, 'attr), 'attr' will be considered in the
code completion and code analysis.
      o Fixed issue where analysis was only done once when set to only
analyze open editor.
      o Proper namespace leakage semantic in list comprehension.
      o Better calltips in IronPython.
      o Support for code-completion in Mac OS (interpreter was crashing if
_CF was not imported in the main thread).
* Grammar:
      o Fixed issues with 'with' being used as name or keyword in 2.5.
      o Fixed error when using nested list comprehension.
      o Proper 'as' and 'with' handling in 2.4 and 2.5.
      o 'with' statement accepts multiple items in python 3.0.
* Improved hover:
      o Showing the actual contents of method or class when hovering.
      o Link to the definition of the token being hovered (if class or
* Others:
      o Completions for [{( are no longer duplicated when on block mode.
      o String substitution can now be configured in the interpreter.
      o Fixed synchronization issue that could make Pydev halt.
      o Fixed problem when editing with collapsed code.
      o Import wasn't found for auto-import location if it import started
with 'import' (worked with 'from')
      o Fixed interactive console problem with help() function in Python 3.1
      o NullPointerException fix in compare editor.

What is Pydev?

Pydev is a plugin that enables users to use Eclipse for Python, Jython and
IronPython development -- making Eclipse a first class Python IDE -- It
comes with many goodies such as code completion, syntax highlighting, syntax
analysis, refactor, debug and many others.


Fabio Zadrozny
Software Developer


Pydev - Python Development Environment for Eclipse
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