Python for Nova

Full featured Python Language Server Plugin (implements PyLS) for Nova, supports Jedi Autocomplete, PyFlakes, PyLint, YAPF, Rope, McCabe, PyDoc and CodeStyles.

Also supports all the Python Language Server plugins → mypy, isort and black

Working Features

  • [x] Auto-completion (including snippet fills-- Turn on Include Function and Class Parameters, Fixed in Nova 2.0)
  • [x] Follow imports (Fixed in Nova 2.0)
  • [x] Full Function hover tooltips with syntax highlighting
  • [x] Module and function docstrings
  • [x] PyDocStyle and PyCodeStyle flags
  • [x] McCabe Cyclomatic Complexity

Known Issues

  • [ ] Slow auto completion
  • [ ] Plugin reload required for changes to apply (probably related to workspace/didChangeConfiguration)
  • [ ] Last line auto complete broken (Line number reporting is off)


  1. Install dependencies using:
pip3 install 'python-language-server[all]'
  1. Enable required modules from settings.

  2. (Optional) Install Python Language Server plugins and enable them from settings:

  3. mypy plugin: pip3 install pyls-mypy

  4. isort plugin: pip3 install pyls-isort

  5. black plugin: pip3 install pyls-black


  • Real time Linting (Pyflakes):

  • Hover actions on Functions and Modules:

  • PyCodeStyle and PyDocStyle hints:

  • Autocomplete using Jedi:


Feel free to open PRs and Issues


Version 1.0.3

  • Add option to enable logging (Disabled by default)
  • Add option to override Jedi environment at the workspace level.

Version 1.0.2

  • Update Readme
  • Preparation for Nova 2.0 update

Version 1.0.1

  • Update Known bugs

Version 1.0.0

  • Initial Public Release
  • Preferences Updated

Version 0.0.2

  • Preferences Update
  • Comma separated string parser added

Version 0.0.1

  • Pre Release