GraalVM Python Interpreter
GraalVM has a Python interpreter but it is does not come installed with the base image of GraalVM. You can install the GraalVM Python interpreter in case you need it. At the time of writing, the GraalVM Python interpreter was not available for Windows (only Linux), so if there are any errors in the following, please point them out to me (find me on Twitter / LinkedIn / elsewhere ).
Installing the GraalVM Python Interpreter
To install the GraalVM Python interpreter you must go to the
bin directory of where you installed
GraalVM to (unzipped it to), and run the following command:
gu install python
This should install the GraalVM Python interpreter. When installed, you can run python code using the
graalpython command (via the command line).
Note: At the time of writing, when running the GraalVM Python installation command on Windows, you get an output that looks like this:
Downloading: Release index file from oca.opensource.oracle.com Downloading: Component catalog from www.graalvm.org Error: Unknown component: python
To see what modules are available on your platform (e.g. Windows) you can run this GraalVM command:
Running Python with graalvmpython
Once you have the GraalVM Python interpreter installed, you can run a Python program (stored in a file) like this: