PyDev 4.0.0 Released

Fabio Zadrozny fabiofz at
Wed Apr 15 14:15:43 CEST 2015

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,

Details on PyDev:
Details on its development:

What is LiClipse?

LiClipse is a PyDev standalone with goodies such as support for
Multiple cursors, theming and a number of other languages such as
Django Templates, Jinja2, Kivy Language, Mako Templates, Html,
Javascript, etc.

It's also a commercial counterpart which helps supporting the
development of PyDev.

Details on LiClipse:

Release Highlights:

* **Code Completion**

	* PyDev can now code-complete unpacking compound types (such as
list(str), tuple(MyClass), dict(int:str), etc).
	* Code-completion now has a maximum amount of time to complete (which
may be changed in the code-completion preferences).

* **Editor**

	* Bytes and Unicode literals now have different colors (note: by
default the Unicode kept the same color used for the old 'Strings'
	* Mark occurrences is now also provided on some statements (such as
return, continue, etc).

* **PyVmMonitor**

	* The PyVmMonitor integration was improved on finding the PyVmMonitor
executable on Linux and Mac.

* **Others**

	* It's now possible to bind custom keybindings to help in passing
custom commands to the interactive console (see: PyDev > Interactive
Console > User Commands)
	* The bundled and were upgraded.
	* Search for references (Ctrl+Shift+G) is faster (all processors
available are used for the initial search).
	* Search page now has a 'whole word' option.
	* Fixed PyDev-Mylyn integration in the PyDev Package Explorer to work
with the latest Mylyn.
	* Fixed issue doing code-completion for elements of a list (lst[0].)
in the console. (PyDev-531)
	* py.test xfailed tests are no longer marked as 'Failed' in PyUnit
view (PyDev-506)


Fabio Zadrozny
Software Developer


PyDev - Python Development Environment for

PyVmMonitor - Python Profiler
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