ironpython Getting started with ironpython


This section provides an overview of what ironpython is, and why a developer might want to use it.

It should also mention any large subjects within ironpython, and link out to the related topics. Since the Documentation for ironpython is new, you may need to create initial versions of those related topics.

Installation or Setup

Detailed instructions on getting ironpython set up or installed.

Install IronPython

Just download the newest version from and follow the instructions from the msi package. This package will setup everything you need to start working with ironpython.

Using the IronPython command line

To use the IronPython command line, open ipy.exe or ipy64.exe. Both files are located in the path that was selected during installation. By default they will be located at C:\Program Files\IronPython 2.7\.

Then start writing your statements directly in the IronPython command line.

For example: print 'Hello World'


For ironpython 3: print ('Hello World')