Jython is the combination of two programming languages—Java and Python—that have achieved tremendous popularity separately. Java has tremendous acceptance, as evidenced by the number of organizations that deploy Java-specific applications. Additionally, Java has a huge library of classes to draw from and excellent documentation. However, Python provides such flexibility, speedy development, and a sense of ease. Choosing between two such languages would be difficult but, fortunately, is unnecessary thanks to Jython. With Jython, you may implement any class, algorithm, and pattern in Java or Python without regard for the other language, yet maintain near-seamless operation between the two languages.

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