The Definitive Guide to Jython

The Definitive Guide to Jython

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Jython is an open source implementation of the high-level, dynamic, object-oriented scripting language Python seamlessly integrated with the Java platform. The predecessor to Jython, JPython, is certified as 100% Pure Java. Jython is freely available for both commercial and noncommercial use and is distributed with source code. Jython is complementary to Java. The Definitive Guide to Jython, written by the official Jython team leads, covers Jython 2.5 (or 2.5.x)a€”from the basics to more advanced features. This book begins with a brief introduction to the language and then journeys through Jythona€™s different features and uses. The Definitive Guide to Jython is organized for beginners as well as advanced users of the language. The book provides a general overview of the Jython language itself, but it also includes intermediate and advanced topics regarding database, web, and graphical user interface (GUI) applications; Web services/SOA; and integration, concurrency, and parallelism, to name a few. What youa€™ll learn How to handle Jython basics like language syntax and concepts How to use the Jython scripting language for I/O, Java/Jython integration, and Jython in an IDE and databases How to integrate Jython with the Django web framework and even Spring How to develop web applications with Jython including web services/SOA, GUI considerations, and deployment targets How to conduct testing, continuous integration, concurrency, scaling, and more with Jython Who this book is for This book is for Java web developers looking to use a dynamic scripting language as an alternative to Groovy or JRuby. Other web developers who use Python and Django may also be interested in this book. Table of Contents Language and Syntax Data Types and Referencing Operators, Expressions, and Program Flow Defining Functions and Using Built-ins Input and Output Object-Oriented Jython Exception Handling and Debugging Modules and Packages for Code Reuse Scripting With Jython Jython and Java Integration Using Jython in an IDE Databases and Jython: Object Relational Mapping and Using JDBC Simple Web Applications Web Applications With Django Introduction to Pylons GUI Applications Deployment Targets Strategy and Technique Testing and Continuous Integration Concurrency Appendix A: Using Other Tools with Jython Appendix B: Jython Cookbook Appendix C: Built-in FunctionsPython for the Java Platform Josh Juneau, Jim Baker, Frank Wierzbicki, Leo Soto Muoz, Victor Ng, Donna L. Baker ... Some chapters contain references to other parts ofthe book and this book builds upon itself to guide a novice or a seasoned anbsp;...

Title:The Definitive Guide to Jython
Author:Josh Juneau, Jim Baker, Frank Wierzbicki, Leo Soto Muoz, Victor Ng, Donna L. Baker
Publisher:Apress - 2010-03-04


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