Jython anyone?

Shaun Press Shaun.Press at anu.edu.au
Thu Jun 12 04:09:22 CEST 2003


anthony wrote:
> Does anyone have strong feelings one way or another regarding Jython? 
> I just started playing around with it, but the limited online
> discussions and the sort have me wondering if it's worthwhile.  Any
> thoughts?
> 
> Anthony

It's pretty good, especially if you are trying to use Python on an area 
where Java is heavily used.
I've mainly used it to do things with GUI's as I've found Tkinter 
doesn't do the things I want, and lacks any sort of printing support. I 
usually use javax.swing instead of tkinter.
The only problem I've had is in the area of single inheritence rules 
from java. If I'm inheriting one class and implementing another, Jython 
complains if I include both clases in a staemet like
def class(inherit_class,implement_class) even though this is valid under 
Java.





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