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How to choose between Python and Jython?

Rogerio Kioshi
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I have not used Jython, so others might have more to say, but the primary reason to use Jython is to use the Java libraries, especially the window toolkits.


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Joe Ess
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Allen nailed it. Jython makes it possible to use Python to script Java classes or to use Java classes in a Python program. If you don't need that functionality, you don't need Jython.


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