Good use for Jython

Tim Tyler tim at tt1lock.org
Wed Mar 30 19:05:41 CEST 2005


Mike Wimpe <mikewimpe at yahoo.com> wrote or quoted:

> Other than being used to wrap Java classes, what other real use is
> there for Jython being that Python has many other GUI toolkits
> available? Also, these toolkits like Tkinter are so much better for
> client usage (and faster) than Swing, so what would be the advantage
> for using Jython? or Is Jython really just so that Java developers can
> write Java code faster?

Jython allows Python programmers to access to the large volume of
existing Java code and libraries - and provides access to a ubiquitous
and widely distributed runtime environment.
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