[Twisted-Python] Mimicking a blocking API using Twisted

Itamar Turner-Trauring itamar at itamarst.org
Sun Mar 25 17:44:27 EDT 2012

On 03/25/2012 05:02 PM, Laurens Van Houtven wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to find out if there's a reasonable way to mimic a blocking 
> API with an existing non-blocking API. I want to do this so I can 
> write doctests.
> For example, I want to make a remote AMP call. It returns a deferred. 
> Instead of returning a deferred, I want it to block until the deferred 
> fires.
Doctests are supposed to document and test, or perhaps have tested 
documentation. If the API you're presenting doesn't match actual usage, 
that's bad documentation...

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