Pydev 1.5.5 is getting near a new release. The current nightly build (18.104.22.1680030222) should be the released version if no critical bugs are found until Thursday.
The major highlights for this release are:
1. The contents of the interpreter PYTHONPATH are all shown in the Pydev Package explorer (so, the contents of those modules can be seen, including zip file contents)
2. Predefined completions can be used in Pydev. Those are plain Python 3.0 files with the interface for modules, and there's a choice where Pydev creates those files from QScintilla .api files (see: unpublished instructions at git for more details)
3. The find/replace dialog in Pydev has a new button which can be used for finding the current string being searched for in the currently opened editors (although because of an Eclipse limitation it doesn't work on external files, just editors opened with files under a project).
4. Improved hover support for compiled modules.
Well, that's it for this release.
For the next release, the focus will be on a special Django integration in Pydev.
Leo Soto has been working for some time on it already and I was eagerly waiting for it (available at http://github.com/leosoto/Pydev/tree/bingo), so, the next release will be integrating that branch into Pydev and making it as smooth as possible for Django developers inside of Pydev.