[Tutor] Question

bob gailer bgailer at gmail.com
Sun Jun 20 15:55:47 CEST 2010

On 6/20/2010 5:59 AM, Payal wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 19, 2010 at 11:24:44AM +0000, ALAN GAULD wrote:
>> Actually that's a point. I favour learning two languages that are semantically
>> similar buut syntactically different. Thats why I chose JavaScript and VBScript
>> as my tutorial languages, because the syntax of each is so different you are
>> less likely to get confused, but the underlying programming model is very
>> similar in each case.
> Hijacking the thread a bit. What about learning Jython and Python? Do I
> need to know Java to learn Jython?

No. Jython is "just" a Python interpreter written in Java. It allows you 
to use Java classes in your Python code. You might want to learn Java to 
take advantage of that.

Bob Gailer
Chapel Hill NC

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