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How to use PyLint for Eclipse

📅 2015-Jan-02 ⬩ ✍️ Ashwin Nanjappa ⬩ 🏷️ eclipse, pylint ⬩ 📚 Archive

[caption id="attachment_5376" align="aligncenter" width="682"][Problems found and listed by PyLint in Eclipse](https://codeyarns.files.wordpress.com/2015/01/20150102-pylint.png) Problems found and listed by PyLint in Eclipse[/caption]

Eclipse can be used to work with Python files by installing the PyDev plugin (by pulling it online or manually. PyLint can be used to improve the quality of Python code and to ensure it complies with PEP 8 guidelines.

To enable and use PyLint in Eclipse:

Note: If PyLint does not execute when you save a Python file, see this post on how to fix this issue.

Tried with: PyLint 1.4.0, Eclipse Luna 4.4.1 and Ubuntu 14.04