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This tutorial is a short Hello World tutorial on setting up the free IDE Eclipse w/ Pydev extension on the Intel Mac OSX. Shows you how to quickly setup and get running.

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60. IocqrEzvkk Thu, 14 Oct 2010 18:49

Very good... Thanks much!

59. cheap mac makeup wholesale Sat, 09 Oct 2010 13:52

Great. Helpful even with Python 3.1 and Eclipse 3.6. =)

58. Thu, 02 Sep 2010 09:46

Good content. Could not read screen.

Excellent tutorial! Got this thing set up with no problems using your assistance. Thanks a lot!

56. JuanitaMn Wed, 28 Jul 2010 15:41

thk! great video ..


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Great beginner tutorial! The versions of Python and Eclipse used in the video are a bit dated now (it's now 2010), but I managed to get the two scripts executing on the first try!

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It would be great if this video could be in greater resolution.


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51. Fri, 07 May 2010 08:12

An excellent video and overall concept of this session, I am actually 30 years in IT business (old hacker) :-) and please take my congratulation from Prague, Czech Republic

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This saved me a ton of time. Nice work. Thanks.

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You have done a wonderful job! Truly perfect. Just one suggestion for your benefit.

1. The process has changed a bit too much for new folks to follow you easily. You would do well to update the stuff with the minor changes in order to make it useful for the new guys.

What is here is very useful and informative though.


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47. AndrewDes Mon, 12 Apr 2010 01:20

Robert, thanks so much! This helped me out a lot! Great should do some more with how to use eclipse on a mac in general - all the features, etc. You're tutorial was fantastic!!!! Thanks again! ~Zach

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45. marinir seo jasa seo Sat, 13 Mar 2010 19:55

That was really great! Although some of the menu locations have changed (e.g., Preferences is no longer under Window), I found the tutorial to be very useful. The pace was great and I'm very happy to report that I have Eclipse actually installed, seeing its interpreter, and using pydev. Thank you!

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Hey this little video is still being helpful to the folks!

I just used it today to setup eclipse for python on my mac after a night of !@#@.

42. sgqvglge Sun, 17 Jan 2010 08:36

thanks a lot, very well explained and useful !!

41. anonymous Thu, 31 Dec 2009 11:45

hi im using Eclipse 3.5.1 but i cant find the option find and install :S where is it

40. anonymous Wed, 23 Dec 2009 19:00

Excellent tutorial! Went through the basics, just need an update, but fantastic work!

39. anonymous Fri, 27 Nov 2009 15:21

Thanks!! That was very helpful.

38. anonymous Mon, 09 Nov 2009 03:59

I'm using Eclipse platform 3.5.1 on OS X 10.5.8, a few commands have changed but this tutorial was very helpful... Great job.

37. anonymous Sun, 25 Oct 2009 02:56

Thank you!

36. anonymous Sat, 17 Oct 2009 03:17

thank you!

35. anonymous Sat, 10 Oct 2009 15:31

Thanks a lot!

I am new to Python, programming...everything it seems and your video greatly aided me in overcoming this very steep learning curve to get started!

Great job with the video!

34. anonymous Thu, 08 Oct 2009 10:53

Thanks for the quick overview of setting up PyDev on the Mac.

33. anonymous Tue, 18 Aug 2009 17:45

Very nice and it did allow me to start quickly firing python code.

Thank you very much

32. anonymous Thu, 30 Jul 2009 13:58

clean and concise. Good job. You might mention where one should go from here. How do I make applications that DON't run in just the Eclipse console? Can apps be created to run from the Mac's menu bar? Is a browser required? etc...

31. anonymous Tue, 07 Jul 2009 13:30

Hey it was a nice and easy video. One tip, fast forward anything that has loading on it. Unless I realllly needed to setup eclipse, I probably would have bolted from the video mid-loading screen.

Any tips on how to make eclipse/pydev Google App Engine smart?


30. anonymous Wed, 24 Jun 2009 10:23

Very helpful in getting setup with a python debugging environment!

29. anonymous Wed, 24 Jun 2009 03:36

Great Intro thx!

28. anonymous Tue, 09 Jun 2009 18:04


27. anonymous Tue, 09 Jun 2009 18:04


I am a Mac / Python enthusiast, trying to learn Python for use in Maya (in the graphics industry). I went through the Eclipse 3.4.1 install, but not all screens appear as they do in your tutorial which is expected. You may find me on your forum, once I find it, asking questions soon. Please, more Python tuts for Mac newbies!


25. anonymous Sat, 06 Jun 2009 14:15

Thanks brother! Your tutorial got me up and running perfectly. Exactly what I needed. I'd never used either Eclipse or Python before today and was able to get both installs working and running "hello world".

24. anonymous Fri, 22 May 2009 22:41

Good getting started tutorial.

Should have continued to include debugging (setting breakpoints and single stepping) or included a link to a debugging video.

23. anonymous Thu, 21 May 2009 21:40

Eclipse looks powerful and I'm excited about trying it out with Python. But the learning curve looks steep. Thanks for making it a little shallower.

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20. anonymous Sat, 18 Apr 2009 09:38

Very helpful for a newbie to Python.. And I happen to be new to Mac OS X too. (Been a long time user of Windows).

19. anonymous Thu, 09 Apr 2009 04:11

Thank you

18. anonymous Tue, 12 Aug 2008 10:28

Thanks for the vid, Rob! I'm a newb running MacPython to create my first prototype and have had some issues with the regular IDLE and Editra environs. So its great to find freeware that has similar functionality to commercial products. I look forward to more.

17. anonymous Wed, 30 Jul 2008 01:32

Hey, thanks!

16. anonymous Wed, 18 Jun 2008 23:58

Good video, only tip, a little to quick in some areas, had to stop and rewind a little. Factor in some pauses to allow for catch-up.

15. anonymous Mon, 14 Apr 2008 01:35

I would like to see more of anything regarding the macintosh.

14. anonymous Sun, 20 Jan 2008 14:36

It is really very nice from you to take the time to record this useful video. Thanks a lot!


13. anonymous Tue, 20 Nov 2007 09:44

Covers installation of eclipse and pydev on MacOS X.

Shows the creation of a simple project with a Hello world script.

12. anonymous Mon, 18 Jun 2007 17:39

Thanks for the demo!!!

11. anonymous Thu, 31 May 2007 13:29

Hi Robert, thanks for this couple of minutes that saved me hours of try`n`tests ;).

Good luck and keep up good work!

10. anonymous Sat, 26 May 2007 14:52

So helpful! This is exactly what I needed. Thanks.

Thanks for the video, I will give it a try.

8. anonymous Fri, 18 May 2007 11:54

Good video helped me install pydev on a PC too, never mind my Mac. Good work. Alan G.

Very helpful. It is too bad I didn't see this video after my 30 minutes trying to install Pydev on my own.

6. anonymous Thu, 10 May 2007 16:14

Definitely a helpful video to get me up and running with Pydev loaded into Eclipse. I was actually using a windows platform. Things aren't exactly the same but they are close enough to help out people on all platforms. Thank you for your effort!

Nice Video ;-)

Just as a note... to run it, you can just press F9 instead of going to the run menu (and you can re-run the last run with Ctrl+F11)

4. anonymous Sat, 28 Apr 2007 19:57

Thanks, this got me up and going in about 5 minutes. Before this I didn't know about pyDev. Excellent!

3. anonymous Fri, 27 Apr 2007 16:34


Thank you so much for the nice comment, don't forget to vote!

Very nice video - informative and very easy to follow! Excellent work!

Very Good vedio...Thanks!!!

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