IronPython Sample: IPPowerShell

This sample shows how to use PowerShell commands from IronPython by invoking the PowerShell API(s) directly and also by using a nice Python helper class. The samples use both of these techniques to detect whether a host meets some of the minimum system requirements for playing Age of Empires III Trial edition.  The readme.htm in the…

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IronPython Sample: IronTunes

This sample, written by Brad Dodson, is a music player written in IronPython that uses DirectShow, Windows Presentation Foundation, and COM Interop.  The readme.htm in the download (download page: IronPython-1.0-Samples-IronTunes.zip) will get you started. When launched, IronTunes presents you with a graphical interface from which you can load any number of music files and begin playing…

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IronPython Sample: FMSynth

This sample, written by Matt Gruskin, is a frequency modulation synthesizer that uses DirectX and System.Windows.Forms.  The readme.htm in the download (download page: IronPython-1.0-Samples-FMsynth.zip) will get you started. In the FMSynth UI you can quickly generate tones by clicking on the provided piano keyboard or take more control by specifying a precise frequency and wave type.  You…

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IronPython Sample: Slide Local Puzzle

This sample written by Ravi Chugh is an IronPython program that builds on top of System.Windows.Forms to create a fun slide puzzle game using maps.  The readme.htm file in the download (download page: IronPython-1.0-Samples-Puzzle.zip) will get you started.  The puzzle game comes with several maps (games) that you can start with.  If you want more challenging maps, Slide…

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IronPython Sample: Graphical Disk Usage

This utility written by Jocelyn Turcotte is an IronPython program that leverages Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) and System.Windows.Forms to create a handy utility that graphically displays disk usage information.  The readme.htm file in the download (download page: IronPython-1.0-Samples-DiskUse.zip) will get you started. When the application is first launched, a file dialog prompts you to pick a…

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IronPython Sample: Windows Forms and Map Point

This tutorial, written by Martin Schray, consists of a set of IronPython programs that show how to use the Windows controls found within System.Windows.Forms. These IronPython tutorial programs vary greatly in functionality and include: Several “Hello World” applications showing how to leverage core Windows forms classes An application with an embedded web browser A small…

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Lang.Net 2006 Compiler Symposium Videos Now Available

The screen cast videos of the various speakers at the Lang.Net 2006 Compiler Symposium are now available: http://www.langnetsymposium.com/speakers.asp.

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MSDN Article on IronPython

For a great introduction to IronPython and its integration with the .NET Framework and Libraries, please take a look at James Schementi’s article on MSDN – http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/06/10/CLRInsideOut/


IronPython 1.0 Ships!!

IronPython is a project that implements the dynamic object-oriented Python language on top of the CLI.  IronPython is both well integrated with the .NET Framework and is a true implementation of the Python language.  .NET integration means that this rich programming framework is available to Python developers and that they can interoperate with other .NET…

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