Jython 2.2a1 brings Python and Java closer

Jython 2.2a1 has support for most of Python 2.2 and numerous features from Python 2.3.

The new release includes many major changes:

  • new-style classes
  • Java Collections integration
  • PEP 302 implementation
  • iterators
  • generators
  • __future__ division
  • support for running on JDK1.5
  • new installer
  • a significant number of features to bring Jython in line with CPython

This version of Jython should run on JDK 1.2 +.

What is Jython?

Jython is a Java implementation of the Python language. It allows
users to compile Python source code to Java byte codes, and run the
resulting bytecodes on any Java Virtual Machine.

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>>
Jython vs Groovy

>> A Python in Java land

Reference:
>> Download Jython 2.2a1
>> Jython 2.2alpha1 has been released
>> Jython WIKI
>> Jython Homepage
>> PythonThreads.com

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