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The Definitive Guide to Jython: Python for the Java™ Platform by Frank Wierzbicki, Leo Soto, Victor Ng, Jim Baker, Josh Juneau

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Chapter 13. Simple Web Applications

One of the major benefits of using Jython is the ability to make use of Java platform capabilities programming in the Python programming language instead of Java. In the Java world today, the most widely used web development technique is the Java servlet. Now in JavaEE, there are techniques and frameworks used so that we can essentially code HTML or other markup languages as opposed to writing pure Java servlets. However, sometimes writing a pure Java servlet still has its advantages. We can use Jython to write servlets and this adds many more advantages above and beyond what Java has to offer because now we can make use of Python language features as well. Similarly, we can code web start applications using ...

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