There is a good example of how to launch a URL in a browser from a Java application using the DEFAULT browser.

http://www.stanford.edu/~ejalbert/software/BrowserLauncher/

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Glen Starchman [mailto:glen@enabledventures.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2001 12:32 PM
> To: jython-users@lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Jython-users] running IE from within jython
>
>
> (sorry, have had little sleep with a newborn and sent before
> checking... should look like:)
>
>
>
> webbrowser.py
>
> from java.lang import *
> class webbrowser:
>     def __init__(self, browser_path):
>         self.browser=browser_path
>
>     def setURL(self,url):
>         self.url = url
>
>     def open_new(self):
>         p = Runtime.getRuntime().exec("%s %s" % (self.browser,
> self.url))
>         p.waitFor()    #if you wish to wait until the browser
> is closed
>
>
> moduleA.py
>
> from webbrowser import webbrowser
>
> if __name__=="__main__":
>     wb = webbrowser("C:/Program Files/Internet Explorer/iexplore.exe")
>     wb.setURL("www.jython.org")
>    wb.open_new()
>
>
>
>
>              > ================================================
> > C:\>jython
> > Jython 2.0 on java1.3.0_01 (JIT: null)
> > Type "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> > >>> from java.lang import Runtime
> > >>> rt=Runtime.getRuntime()
> > >>> browser="C:/Program Files/Internet Explorer/iexplore.exe"
> > >>> url="www.jython.org"
> > >>> cmd="%s %s" % (browser, url)
> > >>> rt.exec(cmd)
> > java.lang.Win32Process@407527
> > >>>
> > ================================================
> >
> > I would prefer "a la Python":
> >
> > ================================================
> > ActivePython 2.1, build 210 ActiveState)
> > based on Python 2.1 (#15, Apr 23 2001, 18:00:35) [MSC 32
> bit (Intel)] on
> > win32
> > Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more
> information.
> > >>> import webbrowser
> > >>> webbrowser.open_new("www.python.com")
> > ================================================
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Andre
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mark Ackerman" <ackerman@godzilla.ICS.UCI.EDU>
> > To: "Jython Users (E-mail)" <jython-users@lists.sourceforge.net>
> > Cc: <ackerman@godzilla.ICS.UCI.EDU>
> > Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2001 5:50 PM
> > Subject: [Jython-users] running IE from within jython
> >
> >
> > > Anyone have experience running IE or netscape from within
> jython?  I just
> > > need to start it with a url.
> > >
> > > Mark
> > >
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