PyCon 2009: Application Developing with IronPython (Part 1 of 3)
A tutorial on "Developing with IronPython": Python for .NET and Mono. The Common Language Runtime is very different to CPython, with a powerful JIT compiler, and different garbage collection and threading model. More importantly, .NET's huge range of libraries can now be used from Python. Various aspects of developing with IronPython will be covered and attendees will put this into practice by extending an example application. Topics include: Differences between IronPython and CPython, including "Why Use IronPython?" Introduction to the .NET framework - a dynamic language on a statically typed framework GUIs with Windows Forms Databases Network requests and web services Handling XML Threading Come with laptop - running Linux, Windows or Mac OS X - and ready to code!
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