[Twisted-Python] Noob alert - Looking for a framework for creating a long polling service
donal.mcmullan at gmail.com
Wed Mar 31 17:48:22 EDT 2010
There's some simple sample code here:
The formatting's off, but otherwise it's a succinct demo of the kind of
functionality you may be looking for.
On 1 April 2010 09:58, ssteinerX at gmail.com <ssteinerx at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mar 31, 2010, at 4:26 PM, Reza Lotun wrote:
> > Hi,
> >> I am looking for a framework for doing a long polling service where :
> >> clients would connect to a soecific 'channel' and wait for a response
> >> Where a client admin would push a response only to clients connected to
> >> same channel
> > There is a project built on top of Twisted that does exactly this,
> > called Orbited (http://orbited.org/). It works, and I use it for
> > internal real-time stats web pages. The one caveat I have with it is
> > that it recently appears to be somewhat inactive - though I use it so
> > much I might fork it and continue development ;-)
> It seems to have completely stalled just before the big 0.8 refactoring
> Have you continued, or do you plan to continue development where it was
> left off?
> They all seem to have gone off to play with node.js instead.
> > If you're looking for a scalable, long-polling queue broadcaster *in
> > general*, I highly suggest nginx_http_push - an addon module for the
> > popular C-based asynchronous web server nginx
> > (http://pushmodule.slact.net/).
> Very cool, I hadn't seen that before.
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