[Twisted-Python] Noob alert - Looking for a framework for creating a long polling service
clemesha at gmail.com
Sat Apr 3 14:37:59 EDT 2010
On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 6:03 AM, Reza Lotun <rlotun at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Steve,
>> Have you continued, or do you plan to continue development where it was left off?
> Well, it's something I've only be toying with. I can handle all the
> specific Twisted fixes I'd like to make:
> - handling lost connections gracefully
> - proper use of twistd and daemonization
> - massive code cleanups
I would very much support you continuing development on Orbited.
In fact, I believe I can help, or already have patches for most of the
above issues you mention. A lot of this is result of my "Hotdot" project,
"Create realtime webapps using Django + Orbited + Twisted":
Specifically, see here for Orbited and twistd working together:
and see the below for patches that improve handling lost connections gracefully:
Finally, it would be awesome if you put up your improvements on Github
(just a suggestion :-),
then I can easily fork and starting adding improvements, and you can
pull and we can move this forward.
have specific issues that you could point out, I'd love to try to help.
> The only problem is that I'm not that knowledgeable about the
> than half "magic" to me (probably due to me not having an opportunity
> to work on a large js project). It's something that I'd like to get
> It could potentially be as simple as slotting in js.io
> (http://github.com/mcarter/js.io), which Orbited.js has apparently
> become, and which appears to have been the plan for Orbited 0.8.
>> They all seem to have gone off to play with node.js instead.
> I don't *really* blame them, considering most of the project's merit
>> Very cool, I hadn't seen that before.
> Yes, very neat. Haven't done much with it, but I think it's a real
> winner when you're doing something simple like long-polling/
> broadcasting from a queue.
> Reza Lotun
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