Welcome to the Jython homepage. Jython is an implementation of the high-level, dynamic, object-oriented language Python written in 100% Pure Java, and seamlessly integrated with the Java platform. It thus allows you to run Python on any Java platform.
Jython, lest you do not know of it, is the most compelling weapon the Java platform has for its survival into the 21st century:-)
A new article on writing Eclipse JUnit tests in Jython
Who uses Jython? page updated.
Random Jython Spotlight: Jython3D combining Jython and Java3D.
Over the next short while, the Jython website will be revamped. Suggestions for the revamp welcome. Send suggestions to the Jython developer mailing list.
Samuele Pedroni is making strong progress in the end-to-end modifications required to the Jython code-base in order to support new-style classes. The implementation of new style classes in Jython is a key moment on the road to compatibility with CPython 2.3 and beyond. Samuele plans to make an initial check-in of the branch on or around 15 November 2004. Stay tuned for further updates. For more details about the state of play, see the jython-dev archive here and here
Barry Feigenbaum has written a substantial two part Jython tutorial on using Jython. The tutorial consists of two PDF files: Part 1 (82 pages) and Part 2 (100 pages). First published by IBM developerWorks at http://www.ibm.com/developerWorks/.
Older news items from the Jython project
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