Twisted for non-networking applications

James Mills prologic at shortcircuit.net.au
Sun Dec 21 23:26:17 CET 2008


On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 4:27 AM, Kottiyath <n.kottiyath at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>   Is it a good idea to use Twisted inside my application, even though
> it has no networking part in it?
>   Basically, my application needs lots of parallel processing - but I
> am rather averse to using threads - due to myraid issues it can cause.
> So, I was hoping to use a reactor pattern to avoid the threads. I am
> using twisted in another part of the application for networking, so I
> was hoping to use the same for the non-networking part for reusing the
> reactor pattern.
>   If somebody can help me on this, it would be very helpful.

Alternatively you could give circuits (1)
a go. It _can_ be a nice alternative to
Twisted and isn't necessarily focused on
Networking applications.

cheers
James

1. http://trac.softcircuit.com.au/circuits/



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