Note: The following information refers to the older 2.1 release. For the latest Jython news and release information, please refer to the updated jython website. (March 2007)
Here are the steps you need to perform in order to download Jython.
Once you've done this, you should read the
- Check that you have a working Java 1.1 or 1.2 compatible JVM
If you already know that you have a JVM which is Java 1.1 or
1.2 compliant, go on to step 2. Otherwise, you should read this
information on finding and installing an
appropriate JVM for your platform.
- Download Jython
Please use the following links to view and accept the licenses
for Jython 2.1.
- Subscribe to the Jython-users mailing list (optional)
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what features Jython needs, and to make announcements of new
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- Send a short note telling us what you're doing/what you need
We'd really like to hear what people are doing with Jython as
well as what they'd like to do but can't because some feature is
missing. You can drop us a note at
I'd love to build an amazing new FooBar with Jython, but
I can't because it's too slow/doesn't support applets well
enough/has a too restrictive license/needs to support the
foo.py module/has too many bugs/doesn't have enough
I'm building an amazing FooBar with Jython by doing X, Y,
and Z, and it is so easy in Jython that my boss thinks I'm a
We'd love it too, if you send a short blurb about yourself,
your project, or your company, so we can add it to the
Jython Users page.