What exactly is an "Implementation of Python" ?

Fiedzia maciejdziardziel at wp.pl
Fri Nov 7 23:03:56 CET 2008

webtourist wrote:

> Warning: New learner here
> Not sure what the term means "implementation of Python".
> So what exactly does it mean *"implementation of Python"* like
> cpython, Jython, IronPython ?????

Python is a programming language. Python implementation means Python interpreter or compiler capable of running Python code.

> In terms of IronPython --- does it mean a Python programmer can
> write .Net app in Python ?

Yes. More details on how exactly can Python and .Net be used together can
be found on ironpython website.

Maciej "Fiedzia" Dziardziel

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