PyDev 5.1.2 Released

Fabio Zadrozny fabiofz at
Fri Jun 24 12:42:37 EDT 2016

Release Highlights:

* **Important** PyDev now requires Java 8 and Eclipse 4.5 onwards.

* PyDev 4.5.5 is the last release supporting Java 7 and Eclipse 3.8.
* See: for the update site of
older versions of PyDev.
* See: the **PyDev does not appear after install** section on for help on using a Java 8 vm in Eclipse.

* The pytest integration was redone and should now work properly with the
latest pytest.

* Properly showing output of tests in PyUnit view.
* Improved dealing with items filtered through Ctrl+F9.
* Better support for xdist (no longer reporting that the session finished
when only a slave finished).
* Reporting skipped items as "skip" and not "ok".
* Properly showing running tests on PyUnit view.
* Not using in Python 3.2 for the execfile custom

* Expand and collapse keybindings changed to use the Numpad entries (so
that they don't override the add/subtract used for zooming). #PyDev 695.

* The hover in PyDev has an implementation which is now more flexible and
easier to extend in plugins (patch by Mark A. Leone).

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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