With JyNI alpha 5, I proudly announce the first version of JyNI that also runs on Windows.
JyNI is a layer that allows Jython to load native CPython extensions. Most notably ctypes and NumPy are already workable (core functionality).
Take a look at
or go directly to the release:
Binaries are provided for Linux, OS X and Windows. It should in principle also work on other POSIX platforms.
From JyNI alpha 4 onwards, some NumPy support is available. For JyNI alpha 5 featuring Windows support, we explicitly asserted that NumPy works on Windows equally well as on Linux and OS X, i.e. up to known limitations.
For details about NumPy support see
JyNI alpha 5 was mainly developed within a Google Summer of Code project:
The Python C API is not yet fully supported. A major goal for the next release is to add support for the buffer protocol, which is currently blocking support for SciPy and various other extensions.