python with Java API

ellisjb at ellisjb at
Tue Jun 15 15:09:48 CEST 2004

I would drop the wxPython idea and go with Swing, either with straight
Java or Jython.  Doesn't sound like you have a compelling reason to add
the extra complication of another set of dependencies; Swing is a quite
capable toolkit (and far better documented than wxPython).


Brendan J Simon wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a Java application from a company.  They also provide an API
> C++ (MSW platforms only) and Java (for all platforms) for developers
> that want to create their own front end.  I want to use wxPython to
> create a decent Unix opensource frontend.
> Is it possible to Interface python to a java application easily ???
> Assuming yes to above, would something like Jython or SWIG or some
> tool be required.
> Any advice or pointers would be greatly appreciated.
> Regards,
> Brendan Simon.

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