OLE Automation support ON in IronPython 2.0 Beta 4

As I had mentioned in a previous post, we have added support in IronPython for accessing OLE Automation objects using the IDispatch interface, without having to rely on interop assemblies. This was enabled with the “ipy.exe -X:PreferComDispatch” command-line until IronPython 2.0 Beta 3. In Beta 4, this behaviour is on by default. This makes IronPython’s…

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CLS compilation of IronPython

One of the common feature requests for IronPython is to support static compilation. While the feature looks like a no-brainer initially, it does have a few wrinkles when you look at the details. Here are the different forms that a related question might look like? Can I call IronPython code from C#? Can I statically…

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