PyDev is a Python IDE for Eclipse, which may be used in Python, Jython, and IronPython development. PyDev is a plugin that enables Eclipse to be used as a Python IDE. It uses advanced type inference techniques that allow it to provide things such as code completion and code analysis, besides providing a debugger, interactive console, refactoring, tokens browser, Django integration, etc.
PyDev is an Open-source and depends on its user contributions. To learn more about PyDev visit the official Website at http://www.pydev.org/
There are several ways to install the plugin in Eclipse. Let’s look at the easiest way.
In Eclipse go to Help -> Eclipse Marketplace…
Type PyDev in Find textbox and click on the Go button
Click on the Install button to install the plugin.
You can click on Confirm to continue with the installation. Or go back to choose more plugins to install.
You can review the License and accept it before the plugin can be installed. Hit on the Finish button to start the installation process.
Once the plugin installs, we may need to restart your Eclipse IDE.
Configure PyDev and Eclipse
You can configure Python Interpreter on the below screen.
Go to Window -> Preferences -> PyDev -> Interpreters – Python Interpreter
You may add a new by clicking on New… or auto-configure by clicking on the Quick Auto-Config button.