Execute Python code using C#

In order to to run the Python code using C# you need to add reference


·         IronPython

·         IronPython.Modules


You can get download this from http://ironpython.codeplex.com/.


You also need add Dynamic Language Runtime as reference

·         Microsoft.Dynamic

·         Microsoft.Scripting.Debugging


You can download DLR here http://dlr.codeplex.com/.


The last reference is Microsoft.Scripting, you don’t need to download for this rederence.


Open a notepad and save the following code as Test.py


import sys


def Simple():

       print “Hello from Python”

       print “Call Dir(): “

       print dir()

       print “Print the Path: ”

       print sys.path


Run the Python file with the following code.

staticvoid Main(string[] args)


  var ipy = Python.CreateRuntime();

  dynamic test = ipy.UseFile(“Test.py”);




You can also download a single solution from http://skydrive.live.com. The sample file name is ConAppPy.rar My MSN ID is chanmmn@hotmail.com.





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Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress (http://www.pcworld.com/article/206455/Microsoft_Live_Spaces_Moves_to_WordPress_An_FAQ.html) till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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