J2EE/EJB and Python
Silvana Di Martino
silvanadimartino at tin.it
Sun Mar 21 11:56:07 CET 2004
My group recently received its first request for the the development of a
really large and complex enterprise-level application, the kind of app that
would require the use of tools like Enterprise Java Beans and J2EE (it is
something very similar to the "Titan Cruise" example supplied by Richard
Monson Haefel in his fine book "Enetrprise JavaBeans", for the people who
Of course, being all Pythonists, we wonder if there was any
project/architecture/technology like EJB and J2EE in/for Python.
We are aware of JBoss (http://www.jboss.org ,
http://sourceforge.net/projects/jboss) and of JOnAS
(http://jonas.objectweb.org/) so we are not concerned about the availability
of standard-compliant, high-quality, J2EE open-source implementations. Also,
we are aware of the fact that we can use Python and JPython together with
J2EE and EJB. We just wonder if the development of anything like J2EE and EJB
has ever been attempted by the Python community.
Looking around, I found a few Application Servers (like "Crusader":
http://www.movatis.com/crusader), Transaction Servers and Distributed Object
Technology systems (like "PyRO": http://sourceforge.net/projects/pyro) that
vaguely resemble to parts of J2EE so I think it is not impossible that a
Python-based J2EE competitor/equivalent has ever been planned.
Does anybody know of anything like that? Any web link?
(We will greatly appreciate any URL of Python tools or technologies that can
be used for the development of complex, multi-tier, business applications, as
Many thanks for you attention.
alessandrobottoni at interfree.it
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