Calling a thread asynchronously with a callback

Fuzzyman fuzzyman at
Mon Nov 27 21:55:41 CET 2006

Diez B. Roggisch wrote:
> Edwin Gomez wrote:
> > I'm a C# developer and I'm new to Python.  I would like to know if the
> > concept of Asynchronous call-backs exists in Python.  Basically what I
> > mean is that I dispatch a thread and when the thread completes it invokes
> > a method from the calling thread.  Sort event driven concept with threads.
> Counter question: does such a thing exist in C#, and if, is it bound to some
> existing event loop?
> I'm really curious, because having code being interrupted at any time by a
> asynchronous callback strikes me as dangerous. But then maybe I'm just a
> whimp :)

I've used them with Windows Forms,. The callback puts a message in the
event loop. It doesn't actually interrupt the code.


> Diez

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