jguerin at cso.atmel.com
Mon Aug 26 15:45:22 EDT 2002
On Monday 26 August 2002 12:10 pm, Matt Gerrans wrote:
> that they have similar names is just the result of a horrible marketing
I had no idea they were THAT unrelated.
> Jython is very nifty and allows you to call Java from Python and
> vice versa (in fact, regarding the eternal question of Tkinter vs.
> wxWindows et al, I am beginning to like the idea of using Swing via
> Jython), but from what you've said it looks like you are really more
> What exactly are you trying to accomplish?
I administer a 3rd party software program that has a web based interface. I
want to automate some of the repetitive tasks I find myself doing often, but
I can't get directly to the internals, so I figured I could write a script to
rest, I'd rather not write unique code for it. After all, I can't really
control when the interface changes.
> Also, what platform are you using? If it is Windows, then there may be
> hope of solving your problem using the Windows Script Host; Python works
> pretty well with it. Python can also be used to automate Internet
> Explorer on the Windows platform (I wonder if that can be done on the Mac
> platform as well?). If it is Unix/Linux, I'm not sure what options you
I'm using Linux to develop, but right now, our server is on NT. I could run
the script from my desktop under Linux, but I think I'd lose the ability to
reboot the server, should that become necessary. Also, it is possible that
our server will move to Unix at some time, so a maximum of portability is
Thanks to Gerhard, Guyon, Paul and Matt for your insights and assistance.
It's good to know I'm not just missing something.
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