which async framework?

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Tue Mar 11 17:01:39 CET 2014


Sturla Molden <sturla.molden <at> gmail.com> writes:
> 
> Chris Withers <chris <at> simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > 
> > I see python now has a plethora of async frameworks and I need to try 
> > and pick one to use from:
> > 
> > - asyncio/tulip
> > - tornado
> > - twisted
> 
> I'd go for using iocp, epoll and kqueue/kevent directly. Why bother to
> learn a framework? You will find epoll and kqueue/kevent in the select
> module and iocp in pywin32.

Yes, why use a library when you can rewrite it all yourself?
Actually, you should probably issue system calls to the kernel directly,
the libc is overrated (as is portability, I suppose).

Regards

Antoine.





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