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PyDev PyDev on VSCode LiClipse

Getting it up and running in your computer...

PyDev development

PyDev is open source and depends on your contributions! This may be in the form of bug fixes, answers on stackoverflow, new features...

Another option is financially supporting it at: Patreon (which provides a way to support it monthly and get rewards starting with $1).

Or through 1-time contributions at:


    PyDev Stripe Payments (at

Search PyDev-related content

Favorite at Eclipse Marketplace

To install PyDev on VSCode, search for PyDev in the extensions marketplace and install it.


Getting it running

The main requisite to run PyDev in Visual Studio Code is a Java 8 installation. If you have it installed, just installing the extension from the Visual Studio Code Marketplace may be all that's needed, but if it doesn't work, you may customize the setting:

locally to point to the proper Java Home in your Visual Studio Code installation (note that the Java Home is the directory which contains the /bin/java executable).

Note: you have to restart Visual Studio Code after changing this setting.

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