[Twisted-Python] Twisted book(s)?

Reza Lotun rlotun at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 03:26:53 EDT 2009

You may also find Foundations of Python Network Programming useful -
it has large sections on twisted, particularly IMAP

You can also read these useful reviews of the above as well as the
O'Reilly book, written by a Twisted dev:


On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 6:12 AM, Robert Gravina <robert at gravina.com> wrote:
>> I'm fairly new to Python and very new to Twisted.   I find I learn new
>> material best from a book, so although I know there's lots of great
>> documentation and examples on twistedmatrix.com, I was considering
>> getting O'Reilly's Twisted book ('Twisted Network Programming
>> Essentials' by Abe Fettig).  But that book dates back to Oct 2005 so I
>> was wondering if it's still a worthwhile purchase - I'd guess Twisted
>> has moved a good bit since the book was written.  Any opinions?
> I got that book and to be honest, didn't find it very useful due to it
> being a nutshell book - it can't (due to size) go into much detail in
> each section and so I found the online documentation/tutorials were a
> better resource.
> A more detailed Twisted book would be awesome though! I think
> pragprog.com share 50% of the profits with authors (and do ebooks and
> betas too), so maybe someone might be interested in writing it :)
> Of course noone would complain about a community edited book like what
> the Django project has, either. :)
> Robert
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