Start two threads in same time

koranthala koranthala at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 15:46:54 CET 2009


On Jan 16, 7:36 pm, vedrandeko... at gmail.com wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Does anybody know how can I start two threads in same time?
>
> Regards,
> John

Use threading module.
Creating a new thread is as easy as --
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import threading

class ThreadedClass(threading.Thread):
    def __init__(self):
        threading.Thread.__init__(self)

    def run(self):
         **Do whatever you want do in the new thread here**

threaded_obj = ThreadedClass()
threaded_obj.setDaemon(True)  # If you want a daemon thread
threaded_obj.start() # Start the new thread

%%%%Do whatever you want to do in main thread here%%%

threaded_obj.join() #Close the new thread by joining it with the main
thread

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The following document might be of help:
http://heather.cs.ucdavis.edu/~matloff/Python/PyThreads.pdf



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