"Pipeline" Generator presentation - where?

Sean DiZazzo half.italian at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 06:43:47 CEST 2009


On Sep 28, 9:12 pm, alex23 <wuwe... at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sean DiZazzo <half.ital... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I remember reading (a few times) a presentation about using generators
> > to create "pipelines"  The idea was to create very specific and small
> > generator functions, and then combine them together to get larger
> > results.  The example used was to parse log files contained in gzipped
> > log files among other things.
>
> > I'd love to read it again, but I can't find it!  Can somebody please
> > point me to it?  TIA.
>
> Hey Sean,
>
> I think you're refering to David Beazley's already-classic "Generator
> Tricks for System Programmers":http://www.dabeaz.com/generators/
>
> His "A Curious Course on Coroutines and Concurrency" is also highly
> recommended (there's a link from that page).
>
> Hope this helps.

Thanks to you both!  Thats it.  I've finally begun to use generators
more frequently in my code, and I think it's a perfect time to
actually type out the examples and absorb.

Can't wait to read the coroutines presentation as well.  It's
something I've never seen.

~Sean



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