Marlin Mixon · Nov 4, 2021
IRIS Language Bridge Python

At the recent virtual conference I saw the demonstration on being able to run Python within ObjectScript and run ObjectScript within Python thanks to a feature called Language Bridge.  Is this available now? If so, am I able to install it?  I am currently running HealthShare 2020.1.  I have a little bit of experience using Irisnative with Python but was intrigued with the more seamless-looking features offered by the Language Bridge.

Thanks for any insight.

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Marlin Mixon · Sep 26, 2021
Modifying %Stream contents

I have a %Stream that I want to insert some text into the middle of.  I create a new stream called pNewContentStream from the original stream, then I do a MoveTo in pNewContentStream to get to the byte position I want to insert into but when I do my Write, my pNewContentStream gets obliterated with only the text that I wrote, the original content goes away and all I'm left with is my Write text.


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Is there a way to automatically transform Object Script arrays to Python lists?  This code results in a list of arrays

Iter0 =  dbnative.iterator("HS.Data.OIDMapD")
for subscript, value in Iter0.items():
    print(f"subscript={subscript}, value={value}")

Here is the result:

subscript=1, value=2.16.840.1.113883.3.86ISCInterSystems Corporation

I suppose it would be too hard to parse this into a list, I was just wondering if there was a function provided to make it convenient and proper.


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I was interested in accessing IRIS (Healthshare) using Python.  I found instructions how to this here:

The installation went well using pip and when python executes "import irisnative" it works fine.  It just fails with a connection timeout when I try "irisnative.createConnection(...)."  Below is my code:


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