use for jython?

sonicbit sonicbit at hotmail.com
Sun Mar 30 01:34:55 CET 2003


"William Sonna" <wsonna at attglobal.net> wrote in message news:<pan.2003.03.29.14.14.21.567516 at attglobal.net>...
> On Sat, 29 Mar 2003 13:59:36 +0100, A Nilsson wrote:
> 
> > I am just curious: is there anyone using jython for a "real" project or
> > is it just useful for quick-and-dirty java tests?
> > 
> > Regards
> > Anders Nilsson
> 
> I don't do any "real" projects, I just write scripts.  I also abstain from
> Java vs. Python advocacy.  They're apples and oranges as far as I'm
> concerned.
> 
> Nonetheless, I can assure you that Jython is not just a toy.  It is a
> well-written superset of Python that permits access to the Java libraries
> with Python syntax.
> 
> Whether it is more appropriate for Java or Python development is a question
> you can only answer for yourself.

There are commercial software companies that Jython in production
software releases. One that comes to mind immediately is Intraspect
(www.intraspect.com). Their complete API is writtin in Jython.




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