PyDev 2.8.0 Released

Fabio Zadrozny fabiofz at
Thu Jul 25 21:34:58 CEST 2013

Hi All,

PyDev 2.8.0 has been released

Details on PyDev:
Details on its development:

Release Highlights:

* Type Inference now works with docstrings (Sphinx or Epydoc). See:

* Fixed debugger to work on Google App Engine

* Patch by Edward Catmur

    * Interactive console supports running with the Qt and Gtk event loops

* Patches by Andrew Ferrazzutti

    * Multiple main modules/packages may be selected in the unittest run

    * Properly handling unittest errors caused by setUpClass/setUpModule

    * It's possible to select the Working Set configuration in the New
PyDev Project wizard

* Patches by Christoph Zwerschke

    * It's possible to specify PyLint settings per project by passing
--rcfile=.pylintrc (it's now run relative to the project directory)

    * PyLint now accepts an executable so that it does not have to rely on
the configured interpreter.

* Fixed OutOfMemoryError when large file was found in the workspace.

* Editor startup is now faster due to improvements in Jython scripts.

* Improved the way that the interpreter location is shown on the pydev
package explorer.

* PyDev Package Explorer icon no longer missing when top level elements is
set to Working Sets

* Other minor bugfixes

Note: PyDev is now signed with a new (self-signed) certificate (see for the new certificate) .

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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