[Twisted-Python] Twisted with wxPython in a thread

Gabriel Rossetti gabriel.rossetti at arimaz.com
Tue Aug 24 09:22:18 EDT 2010

On 08/24/2010 03:06 PM, Stephen Waterbury wrote:
> On 08/24/2010 05:40 AM, Gabriel Rossetti wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I can't find any examples of using Twisted with wxPython, were wx is in
>> a seperate thread. I used to have one somewhere but can' t find it
>> either. I'm looking because for some reason my code doesn't work (the
>> GUI freezes), even though I use reactor.callFromThread() for Twisted
>> calls from wx and wx.CallAfter() for wx calls from Twisted. Can anyone
>> point me to an example?
> I've used a method for running twisted and wxPython in separate threads
> that was developed by someone at Solipsis (http://netofpeers.com).
> I've put the example that was on their web site (since removed) on mine:
> http://pangalactic.us/txwx/separate_thread_example.html
> You can see a less trivial application of it here:
> https://pangalactic.us/repo/ampchat
> ... in which I used that method in creating a wxpython-based client
> to David Ripton's "ampchat" (wxchatclient.py).  This method has
> worked for me, whereas I've observed the same (freezing) behavior
> with wxreactor.
> Steve

Ok, so you put Twisted in a thread? I read in several posts that this 
posed problems, have you had any drawbacks?


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