[Twisted-Python] Is twisted the right tool for this job?
bob at redivi.com
Thu Jul 13 16:25:36 EDT 2006
On Jul 13, 2006, at 12:20 PM, Bad Bob wrote:
> I'm writing a simple image archive program. The program is for
> indexing a whole lot of pictures we sell on a CD. The focus of the
> product is on the pictures, not the viewer, so it's pretty simple;
> it just shows the pictures, sorted by category's, resizes them to
> whatever size the user wants (with imagemagick), and searches
> though the collection.
> Right now, the program is using a Twisted webserver in the backend.
> All the pages are dynamic, based off one template file. The gui is
> a very simple Venster (venster.sf.net) frontend, mainly consisting
> of a web browser control, and some code to open a file-save dialog
> when the user clicks save to save a picture.
> I'm wondering if there is a better way to do this. Perhaps twisted
> is a bit too much for all of this? Another problem is when Twisted
> opens up the server port, firewalls start complaining. Perhaps
> there is a better way. Also, if there is something better then
> venster for a front end, I'd be glad to hear about that, too.
It may shut up the firewall apps if you specify interface='127.0.0.1'
in your listenTCP call.
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