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A WSGI server for jython

Introduction to modjy

Python Web Server Gateway Interface, as specified in PEP-333, is a simple and universal interface between web servers and [python] web applications or frameworks.

Modjy is an implementation of a WSGI compliant gateway/server for jython, built on Java/J2EE servlets. Which means that

  1. Jython WSGI applications run inside a Java/J2EE servlet container, e.g. Apache Tomcat # Incoming requests are handled by the servlet container # The container is configured to route requests to the modjy servlet # The modjy servlet creates an embedded jython interpreter inside the servlet container, and loads a configured jython web application, e.g. Django, the web framework for perfectionists with deadlines. # The modjy servlet delegates the requests to the configured WSGI application or framework. # The WSGI response is routed back to the client through the servlet container.

For further information about WSGI, see wsgi.org. For a detailed specification of WSGI see PEP-333: Python Web Server Gateway Interface, version 1.0.

How to use modjy

  1. See the download page to find out how to get hold of modjy. # See the modjy deployment page to read about deploying modjy applications. # See the modjy and WAR files page for information on packaging modjy applications in WAR files. # See the modjy configuration page to read about the various configuration options available to you for configuring modjy # See the loading applications page to find out about the different mechanisms that modjy can use to locate and load WSGI callable objects # There is dedicated documentation for running modjy on Google AppEngine # See the modjy and WSGI page for a discussion of how modjy complies with the WSGI standard. # See the modjy design page to read about how modjy is designed. # See the modjy trouble-shooting page for descriptions of problems and solutions.
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