Über den Autor
Josh Juneau has been developing software since the mid-1990s. PL/SQL development and database programming was the focus of his career in the beginning, but as his skills developed, he began to use Java and later shifted to it as a primary base for his application development. Josh has worked with Java in the form of graphical user interface, web, and command-line programming for several years. During his tenure as a Java developer, he has worked with many frameworks such as JSF, EJB, and JBoss Seam. At the same time, Josh has extended his knowledge of the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) by learning and developing applications with other JVM languages such as Jython and Groovy. His interest in learning new languages that run on the JVM led to his interest in Jython. Since 2006, Josh has been the editor and publisher for the Jython Monthly newsletter. In late 2008, he began a podcast dedicated to the Jython programming language.
- 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
- Appendix A: Using Other Tools with Jython
- Appendix B: Jython Cookbook
- Appendix C: Built-in Functions
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)-from the basics to more advanced features. This book begins with a brief introduction to the language and then journeys through Jython'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.
The Definitive Guide to Jython, written by official Jython team leads, covers Jython 2.5 (or 2.5.x)-from a concise introduction to the language to advanced features like graphical user interface (GUI) applications, web services, and parallelism.