Monday, October 09, 2006

Using Jython in Java Without Jythonc

Over the past two months, there have been a few good articles written on the concept of using Jython within Java apps without utilizing the jythonc utility. This is, in fact, the best way to invoke Jython code within a Java app.

Read more about using this technique in these articles written for the Jython Monthly newsletter.

Accessing Jython from Java Without Using Jythonc

Simple and Efficient Jython Object Factories

1 comment:

  1. It is possible to use Scripting (JSR-223 - javax.script) API with Jython (or any of the other supported languages - please refer to http://scripting.dev.java.net). There is javax.script.Invocable interface. Invocable.getInterface method(s) support getting a Java interface implementation - either implemented by script global functions or implemented by methods of a script object. The script author need *not* implement interface explicitly -- just need to have methods of matching names. Also, this solution does not require Jython embedding API calls in Java side - and more importantly the solution works for any jsr-223 scripting language. So, the Java side can switch b/w Jython and other languages in one place - place where ScriptEngineFactory is obtained.

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