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Jython installation


jic
November 7, 2012 | 5:26 pm

Apologies in advance if I’m missing something obvious…

I’m a MXJ newb looking to get a Python interpreter running in Max. Jython seems to be the best option but I can’t for the life of me figure out how to install it. I’ve looked at all the documentation I can find and the readme suggests that the installation documentation is embedded in one of the accompanying java files. I just don’t know how to get at it.

Help please!


November 8, 2012 | 12:06 pm

Download and unpack all the JAR files in the net.loadbang.jython distribution on GitHub (here) and put them into your Cycling '74/java/lib directory (alongside max.jar, jitter.jar and jode-xxxxx.jar). You should then be good to go. There’s an examples.zip file of patchers on GitHub as well.


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