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What is PyDev?

PyDev is a Python IDE for Eclipse, which may be used in Python, Jython and IronPython development.

It comes with many goodies such as:

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For more details on the provided features, check the Features Matrix.


First time users are strongly advised to read the Getting started guide which explains how to properly configure PyDev.


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Release 6.4.3 (2018-07-04)

  • Fixed critical error on debugger (could deadlock when creating a new thread).

Release 6.4.2 (2018-07-02)

  • Fixed critical error parsing f-strings.

Release 6.4.1 (2018-06-23)

  • Debugger

    • Fixed issue tracing lamda functions.
    • pydevd.settrace() could end up not stopping the debugger properly.
  • Grammar: fixed issue parsing f-strings.

Release 6.4.0 (2018-06-18)

  • Debugger

    • Notification of threads is done as they're created instead of synchronized afterwards.
    • Support for using frame evaluation disabled by default as it made the debugger much slower on some cases.
    • Fixed case where breakpoint was missed if an exception was raised in a given line.
    • Properly break on unhandled exceptions on threads.
    • Add missing import which affected repl with IPython.
    • Fix for case where breakpoints could be missed.
  • Code Formatter

    • It's now possible to use the PyDev code formatter using the command line.
    • Fixed issue where blank line was being put in the wrong place in the PyDev code formatter.
  • Fixed issue sending current line to interactive console (F2).

Release 6.3.3 (2018-05-05)

  • Debugger

    • Command which evaluates selected text in debugger is now properly categorized.
    • Warning is no longer shown when a breakpoint is disabled and later removed.
    • Fixed issue evaluating conditional breakpoints.
  • Fixed racing condition when executing scripts which could make some scripts not be executed properly (which could break sending contents to the interactive console).

  • Autocomplete disabled when renaming symbols (#PyDev-766).

  • Interactive console exits properly when Eclipse is not properly closed (#PyDev-860).

  • Code-formatter properly dealing with matrix multiplication operator @= (#PyDev-904).

  • Fixed issue where the default preferences window had no focus (#PyDev-702).

  • Translations fixed for the interactive console view (patch by Mat Booth).

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