[Chicago-talk] Interfacing to a Java pgm with API

Jon Amundsen jamundsen at jamundsen.dyndns.org
Tue Oct 7 11:12:08 CDT 2003

Hi All!

At the risk of sounding like a heretic have you considered jython(http://www.jython.org)?  I know some people who've used it quite effectively when having to deal with Java. :(

On Tue, Oct 07, 2003 at 09:11:53AM -0500, Jay Strauss wrote:
> Hi,
> I have this Java application (GUI) that is written by my brokerage, it
> allows you to do all the normal stuff: quote, buy, sell, check positions...
> Additionally, they provide a Java API for communicating with this
> application, so that you can interface it with your custom systems.  The API
> is just a bunch of Java classes that one wraps with their own logic for
> their own needs.
> I think the API talks to the application via a socket, and basically you
> configure callbacks into your code that the application calls under certain
> events.
> Anyhow, does anyone have any suggestions what avenues I might explore about
> who to make this talk to perl?  Oh, BTW they also make a C++ API too.
> Note: I don't know Java or C++, and hardly know Perl (as I'm sure you all
> know).
> Thanks as always
> Jay
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Jon Amundsen
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