[Twisted-Python] Learning Twisted
jason at injektilo.org
Sun May 16 21:57:26 EDT 2004
Glyph Lefkowitz wrote:
> If possible, you should try to run Twisted code under twistd, which
> means that you'd remove that code from your Python module, and put it
> into a separate .tac file that read something like:
> from twisted.application.internet import TCPClient
> from twisted.application.service import Application, IServiceCollection
> application = Application("my client application")
> f = MyIMAP4ClientFactory()
> client = TCPClient("server", 143, f)
> Even if you do have a need to put your code into its own script - and
> the twistd support for clients is admittedly weaker than that for
> servers - it's generally a good idea not to put it in the same script
> as your code.
Thanks for the tip, I started reading the "Twisted from Scratch"
tutorial  and see why this is useful now. For my simple client
explorations, though, it's spitting out a lot more output than I would
expect. But still very informative!
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