Can I leverage Java classes from a python program

Dave Kuhlman dkuhlman at
Sun Feb 25 23:18:03 CET 2001

Others have given you pointers to JPython.

What about JPE -- Java-Python Extension.  See

I'd be interested in seeing an evaluation of JPE.

  - Dave

Chris Richard Adams <chrisa at> wrote:
> If so, questions:
> I am working with Java Oracle Intermedia classes (just a Java API that
> helps you manipulate images (Blobs) stored in a database). ANyway - I
> have to work with the java oracle classes, but wanted to do this from a
> python program. Can I use inheritance to access these types of classes,
> even though they are in Java. If so could you point to a reference that
> might show some examples???? AND does this have anything to do with
> JPython - would I want to use that rather than my standard Linux 2.0
> version.
> thanks!

Dave Kuhlman
dkuhlman at

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