[Twisted-web] Using Twisted Web for browser-based control

Tristan Seligmann mithrandi-twisted-web at mithrandi.za.net
Sat Dec 17 07:03:55 MST 2005

* Drake Smith <drakesmith at adelphia.net> [2005-12-17 08:08:40 -0500]:

> I use Twisted Web on an embedded Linux device to provide browser-based 
> configuration & control. The browser displays a bar graph of a parameter 
> that is quickly changing on the embedded device (peak audio level). In 
> order to provide a reasonable feedback to the user, the browser connects to 
> the Twisted Web CGI server once a second via XMLHTTPRequest to obtain an 
> updated bar graph level, then Twisted Web dutifully closes the connection. 
> Is there a way to achieve the same thing without opening & closing a 
> connection each time?

Yes. The easiest way would be to use something like nevow.athena, which
takes care of the XHR connection for you, allowing you to concentrate on
the higher-level communication between browser and server.
mithrandi, i Ainil en-Balandor, a faer Ambar
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