Why use IronPython?

Posted on 7 October 2008 in Programming, Resolver One

I just posted this on the Joel on Software discussion board, in answer to someone's question about using IronPython for their new company. Hopefully it will be of interest here.

We've been using IronPython for three years now with a lot of success. The great thing about it is that it allows you to benefit from Python's syntax while getting most of the advantages of .NET:

Of course, it's not perfect. Problems versus using C#:

Problems versus using CPython:

Hope this was of some help.