Jython Essentials: Rapid Scripting in Java

Jython Essentials: Rapid Scripting in Java

by Samuele Pedroni, Noel Rappin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780596002473
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/28/2002
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 302
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Samuele Pedroni is one of the main Jython developers. He holds a CS flavored diploma in mathematics from the ETH Zurich (Swiss institute of technology in Zurich). He is now a teacher and research assistant at the Institute of Theoretical CS. He plans to come to the US for a PhD in the field of dynamic languages and dynamic compilation. He came to Jython with the interest in improving it with respect to Java importing and reloading. He has developed several important patches related to java integration, classloaders, and the reworking of java/python importing rules and design.

Noel Rappin has a Ph.D. in computer science from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where his research included methods for teaching Object-Oriented Programming and Design. He has extensive production experience in both Java and Python. Noel also contributed an introductory chapter to the book Squeak: Open Personal Computing and Multimedia (PH).

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Jython
  • Chapter 2: Jython Basics
  • Chapter 3: Jython Control Flow
  • Chapter 4: Modules and Functions
  • Chapter 5: Object-Oriented Jython
  • Chapter 6: Using Java from Jython
  • Chapter 7: Inheriting from Java
  • Chapter 8: Reflection and JavaBeans
  • Chapter 9: Using Swing
  • Chapter 10: Using Java Libraries
  • Chapter 11: Jython Standard Library
  • Chapter 12: Embedding Jython Inside Java
  • Chapter 13: Compiling Jython
  • Installing Jython
  • Jython Options and Registry
  • Jython Exceptions
  • Jython and CPython Differences
  • Java-to-Python Quick Reference
  • Colophon

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