I am happy to announce the second alpha release of Jython 2.1.
Jython is a Java implementation of the Python programming
language. It allows users to compile Python source code to
Java byte codes, and run the resulting bytecodes on any Java
Virtual Machine. It is a very seamless and smooth
integration with Java: from Python you have complete access
to all Java libraries, can build applets, can integrate with
Java beans, and can subclass Java classes in Python and vice
versa. Like Python, and unlike Java, Jython can also be
used interactively: just type some Jython code at the
prompt and see the results immediately.
A java installer is available for download at the Jython website:
Installation on version 2.1a2 is similar to version 2.0. Further
information and tips on installation is available at:
Jython 2.1 aims to be feature compatible with Python 2.1 and among
the new feature are:
- Nested scopes
- The display hook
A complete list of changes and differences are available here:
A list of fixed bugs can be found here:
Change the Status input box to "Closed" and the Group input box to
"Fixed in 2.1a2" and press the "Browse" button.
Bugs can be reported to the bug manager on SourceForge: