I mentioned my affinity for Python on my first Weblog entry, at the end of last year. I had intended to tell you about the Iron Python for ASP.NET CTP in my second entry, but it mysteriously stopped working for me before I could write about it. It turns out that disabling Iron Python for ASP.NET was an unintended side effect of the Visual Studio SP1 installation, which also caused other mayhem on my Visual Studio 2005 instance. By the time I had fixed all that and reinstalled Iron Python for ASP.NET I was distracted by the AJAX subversion exploit.
I recently went back and looked at the Iron Python for ASP.NET CTP, and was impressed with what has actually been accomplished with that project. It's not just that you can code server-side ASP.NET Web logic very simply in Python, as in this Global.py from the Iron Python Personal Web site starter site: