Posts Tagged ‘Eclipse’

PyDev – One of my favorite plugins for Eclipse

August 28, 2008

While programming in Python I use most of the time the Python perspective provided by the PyDev plug in for Eclipse. PyDev is the abbreviation of Python Development Environment and available from This post outlines the steps installing PyDev and the Python lint pylint.


Debugger is failing to start with a time out

August 28, 2008

In case you get only this information in the view of Eclipse or Momentics IDE named Debug:

Thread[0] 1 <symbol is not available>

The corresponding source is displayed as:

No source available for “”

[View Disassembly …]

The launch of the target is terminated by a time out.


Adding Mylyn and PyDev to QNX Momentics IDE

August 14, 2008

A useful extension to Eclipse and therefore QNX Momentics is Mylyn ( It helps to organize your actual task in the perfect way. Give it a try!

To install it add for IDE 4.5 (Tau) the Eclipse 3.3 update site to Help->Software Updates->Find and install… . Select the radio button named “Search for new features to install” and click Next. Then it is possible to add a “New Remote Site…”.

For most distributions of Eclipse, there should already be a “Europa Discovery Site” defined in the Update Manager. Otherwise you can add the following URL as a remote update site in the update manager.

See Eclipse Help for general information about using Update Manager.

To get the latest version of Mylyn you may add the Mylyn update site, too. This is the necessary URL:

Next important extension is PyDev ( This is the URL for the remote update site: