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
- __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.