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Introducing the PyDev IDE for Eclipse [ID:029] (2/2)

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PyDev is a free Eclipse plug-in that transforms Eclipse into a powerful Python and Jython development environment.

This ShowMeDo explains how to get started with PyDev (v1.0.6). It starts with the steps needed to configure your project correctly, shows a little about code-completion and demonstrates the basics of debugging. This video is based on the getting started manual. Also see the PyDev blog.

You might also want to see ShowMeDos for Wing, SPE and IPython.

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99. Anonymous Tue, 28 Sep 2010 01:07

very good

98. Anonymous Wed, 08 Sep 2010 02:39


97. Anonymous Sat, 04 Sep 2010 16:09

Excellent piece of work!!

96. Anonymous Thu, 02 Sep 2010 09:16

while True:

reply = raw_input('Enter text: ')

if reply == 'stop':break


#that works

bom video, mas o Fabio é muito monotônico

Very helpful, please make more

Good introduction by the man who made pydev a real tool.

92. augustine Thu, 10 Jun 2010 03:03

video is good but a little bit louder please

Love the laid back commentary

90. Sat, 01 May 2010 23:21

It is really good . Awesome Work Man :)

89. jasa SEO, Backlink, Blogwalking murah Mon, 29 Mar 2010 07:03

Thanks for the good lesson about how to write a "Hello World" script in PyDev. :-)

88. jasa SEO, Backlink, Blogwalking murah Fri, 19 Mar 2010 19:41

Great Video for a starter getting to setup pydev. But in terms of the language itself, you jumped right into classes and I'm guessing those init stuff are constructors. I lost it when you started coding.

87. Thu, 18 Mar 2010 08:45

Thanks. Seeing it actually happen always make it easier to understand.

My next 2 questions are:

- help with parameters in method calls

- can I run and review unittests in PyDev?

86. marinir seo jasa seo Sat, 13 Mar 2010 22:20

I'm new to Eclipse and Python and I'm on Win Xp.

I've installed PyDev as a plug-in for Eclipse, and so far

have received no error messages.

But I am having trouble figuring out how to do a final over-

all check using the file I know where

this file is located on my hard disk - I just don't know how to run this file 'from the command prompt'.

Do I have to be in Python to run it?

I tried running it from a windows prompt - that didn't work.

I have a Python command prompt , but I don't know how

to change directories while in Python.

In the Pydev manual it says to execute the file. But I don't know how to do that.

85. marinir seo 085-635-945-40 Tue, 09 Mar 2010 19:09

the name/email is fake, but the comment is not. the video was a very helpful startup tool - thanks!

84. Bogner Deutschland Bequem Franca Rose Drucken Umweltfreundlich Sun, 28 Feb 2010 12:30

Excellent! It is my belief that every subject has an intrinsic simplicity when it is fully understood. I believe, by the time most authors achieve that understanding, they have forgotten what was not apparent when they first approached the subject. Those fundamental answers are want make the subject approachable. This video is excellent!! The author clearly knows his subject well and is still able to present this material for the view point of some new to the topic. Well done and Thank you.

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Please make more it is easy to understand !!!

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Another great explanation on setup,

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Hi James,

Please ask for support in the Pydev forum. See:

p.s.: Please also add information on the Python version you're using.

80. mac bubbles lipstick Elegant Appearance AP7RQ 413 Sun, 31 Jan 2010 16:09

fabiofz, I have PyDev installed on Eclipse classic on windows and it works. But, only one problem, I noticed: the while statement does not work properly. I run

while True:

reply = input('Enter text: ')

if reply == 'stop': break


The loop keeps running after I type in the world stop. Help me! Other than that everything works fine.

79. Kobe 9 Shoes Sun, 24 Jan 2010 17:35

thank you for doing this ..

78. sac louis vuitton Fri, 15 Jan 2010 19:38

thanks for your presentation,please speak loudly,i can't heard clearly

77. anonymous Mon, 04 Jan 2010 06:16

Uses the pydev extension and the python interpreter setup was easy with this video.

76. anonymous Tue, 29 Dec 2009 10:41

Thank you!

It's a great deal!

75. anonymous Thu, 24 Dec 2009 12:14

Like your other video the content is good but sounds like your talking to yourself and mumbling all the time. You need to talk louder and more clearly as you would in front of an audience

74. anonymous Thu, 10 Dec 2009 18:00

Thanks for doing this! It was very helpful.

73. anonymous Mon, 30 Nov 2009 12:42

Thank you,

Now i can add my source folder in to the project.

Thank u very much

72. anonymous Fri, 27 Nov 2009 14:19

Thank you, sir! That was quite helpful.

71. anonymous Tue, 24 Nov 2009 23:46


70. anonymous Sat, 14 Nov 2009 10:04

thanks for simple english for foreign ppl

lot of hesitations

i miss some explanations about module and what he is doing as all i know from python is some commands, but may be my fault

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