Jython 2.5.2 released
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After a half years of development (the last version was released on September 9, 2009) published a new version of Jython – the implementation of the Python language in Java. Jython is an interpreter and a compiler (with the ability to compile to bytecode Java).
In addition to the standard library, programs that run on Jython, can use any of the classes of Java.
The list of innovations:
- socket module now supports IPv6.
- socket module also supports IDNs (Internationalized Domain Names (RFC 3490)) that are supported in Java 6.
- improved performance: the test Richards Jython 2.5.2 running 3 times faster, on a test Pystone to 20% faster than version 2.5.1.
- module Posix / nt was rewritten, its performance has improved markedly.
- improved communication OSErrr Error in Windows.
- slightly reduced the start time.
- enhanced emulation module readline (required to support the IPython).
- Python functions can now be transferred directly to the methods of Java, which take a single method interface (for example, Callable or Runnable).
- added indexer Google.
- Numerous bug fixes.