Jan 16th 2013
FLOSS Weekly 238
gevent is a coroutine-based Python networking library that uses greenlet to provide a high-level synchronous API on top of the libevent event loop.
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gevent is a coroutine-based Python networking library that uses greenlet to provide a high-level synchronous API on top of the libevent event loop. Features include: Fast event loop based on libevent (epoll on Linux, kqueue on FreeBSD). Lightweight execution units based on greenlet. API that re-uses concepts from the Python standard library (for example there are Events and Queues). Cooperative sockets with SSL support » DNS queries performed through libevent-dns. Monkey patching utility to get 3rd party modules to become cooperative » Fast WSGI server based on libevent-http » gevent is inspired by eventlet but features more consistent API, simpler implementation and better performance. Read why others use gevent and check out the list of the open source projects based on gevent. gevent is written and maintained by Denis Bilenko with help from the contributors and is licensed under the MIT license. Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Dan Lynch. Guest: Denis Bilenko . Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/floss. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Here's what's coming up for FLOSS in the future. Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email Randal at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast, and Lullabot's Jeff Robbins, web designer and musician, for our theme music. Running time: 1:01:09