JES is a development environment designed for Media Computation. It allows students to use the Python programming language (specifically, Jython, which is a version of Python implemented in Java) to manipulate images, sounds, and videos.
JES is incorporated in “Introduction to Computing and Programming in Python: A Multimedia Approach,” by Mark Guzdial and Barbara Ericson. Dr. Guzdial is the project leader, and the project has been worked on by many people over the years.
Release date: April 8, 2019
Source code: Git commit 07f80ca (Mon, 8 Apr 2019 17:12:57 -0400)
|Platform||File||Includes Java?||Requires Administrator?|
|Windows||jes-5.02b5-windows.exe||Yes (but won't install unless needed)||Yes|
|Mac OS X||jes-5.02b5-macosx.zip||No||No|
If Java is not included, consult your system documentation for installation instructions. Any version of Java 1.5.0 or higher will suffice.
While we don't have the resources for extensive compatibility testing, we believe that JES will work on any currently-supported OS release and CPU architecture, as long as Java is available.
We also provide a testing kit, for testing or debugging JES: jes-5.02b5-testkit.zip. It includes copies of JES's unit tests, demo scripts, and a test plan. (The testing kit is cross-platform.)
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