Jython: Python for the Java Platform
Welcome to Jython 2.7.0!
This is the final release of the 2.7.0 version of Jython. Along with language
and runtime compatibility with CPython 2.7.0, Jython 2.7 provides substantial
support of the Python ecosystem. This includes built-in support of
pip/setuptools (you can use with bin/pip) and a native launcher for Windows
(bin/jython.exe), with the implication that you can finally install Jython
scripts on Windows.
* Note that if you have JYTHON_HOME set, you should unset it to avoid problems
with the installer and pip/setuptools.
Jim Baker presented a talk at PyCon 2015 about Jython 2.7, including
demos of new features: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLm3garVQFo
The release was compiled on OSX using JDK 7 and requires a minimum of
Java 7 to run.
Please try this release out and report any bugs at http://bugs.jython.org
Please see ACKNOWLEDGMENTS for details about Jython's copyright,
license, contributors, and mailing lists; and NEWS for detailed
release notes, including bugs fixed, backwards breaking changes, and
new features. Thanks go to Amobee (http://www.amobee.com/) for
sponsoring this release. We also deeply thank all who contribute to
Jython, including - but not limited to - bug reports, patches, pull
requests, documentation changes, support emails, and fantastic
conversation on Freenode at #jython.