[Twisted-Python] Re: Teach Me Twisted?

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Fri Jan 25 18:49:46 EST 2008

Cary Hull wrote:
> Hey, I think some Twisted related sessions at PyCon would be great.
> Based on what's been discussed so far, I would like to humbly suggest
> the following (kind of breaking it down):
> 1) Simple line based chat server/client.
> 2) Same thing except using AMP.
> 3) twistd and plugins

These are things I would really like to get to, but I'm pretty sure half 
an hour isn't going to cover it. Maybe we should be thinking BOF 
instead, then we can take an evening over it under less stressful 
conditions (and, who knows, even drink a beer or two in the process).

> 4) Axiom! (could show how to 'install' and launch the chat service using 
> axiomatic and a plugin)
> (Axiom rocks and I personally think it should be packaged along with 
> Twisted itself. :)
OK, I;ll do "Teach Me Twisted" and you do an Open Space session on "Why 
Axiom Rocks and Should be In Twisted".

> Maybe that is too much for folks just starting out, but I think it could be
> presented in a way that is easily grokked.
> As far as reading material for the above (I'm certain to be redundant 
> here, but eh):
> http://twistedmatrix.com/projects/core/documentation/howto/servers.html
> http://twistedmatrix.com/projects/core/documentation/howto/clients.html
> http://twistedmatrix.com/trac/browser/trunk/twisted/protocols/amp.py 
> (docstrings)
> http://twistedmatrix.com/projects/core/documentation/howto/tap.html
> http://www.divmod.org/trac/wiki/DivmodAxiom/WhyAxiom
> http://www.divmod.org/trac/wiki/Axiomatic
> http://www.divmod.org/trac/wiki/DivmodAxiom/Reference
Thanks, I'll make a start in this in an attempt not to be completely 
clueless when the session starts :-)

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