JAVA - Python bridge
gerhard.nospam at bigfoot.de
Sat May 5 07:59:16 CEST 2001
On Thu, 3 May 2001 15:35:25 +0100, Neil Benn wrote:
> I've been looking at python as a scripting language to call from
>java. I initially started looking at Jython but the problem is that Jython
>runs in the JVM and I miss out a lot of functionality that python has
> Next I looked at JPE (Java-Python Extension) which seemed to work as a
>good bridge but I can't get to it compile! I also looked at JPI but there's
>not a lot of information on that.
> My question is, does anybody know of a java - python bridge that has
>been written and I can take advantage of.
> All suggestions welcome, including weird and wacky!!
JPE looks very promising to me. Hopefully the main developer will get enough
resources to pursue this project. I think it would could be the best thing
since sliced bread. For Python. And Java, of course ;-)
I have never heard of JPI, so my suggestion is trying to be patient while JPE
gets along. If I find a little time, I will try to look into JNI and friends on
Linux and perhaps I can fix the bugs it has on Linux. If you and me and a few
more people throw in a few hours worth of effort, maybe we can speed up the
development a bit.
I hope I find a little time, for now I have to reimplement Python's
SocketServer module in Java for work and at Monday I have to turn in the Java
lab project at uni. Yawn!
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