Jython Programming Language

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1 - About

Jython (Java version of Python) is an object-oriented scripting language. Jython scripts run on any platform that has a java virtual machine.

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3 - Differences - Python & Jython

Python:

  • C
  • Multi-platform
  • Compiles to .pyc
  • Extend with C
  • GIL 1
  • Python Garbage Collection

Jython:

  • 100% Java
  • Any JVM (currently 1.1+)
  • Compiles to .class
  • Extend with Java
  • Truly multi-threaded
  • Java garbage collection
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4 - Documentation / Reference