Archives week 24 of 2009
June 15, 2009 - June 21, 2009
I spent far too long today playing with two different networking systems. The first was RabbitMQ and py-amqplib. This seems pretty nice, you can send hundreds of messages in a fraction of a second... though it then seems to take *forever* to process them. Appears to force in-order delivery, including an explicit ack from the ...
Began work on simplifying the PyQNet API. Got rid of blocking/non-blocking versions (everything is non-blocking now, though there's a "wait" operation to block until incoming messages are received). Also simplified the callback-based (server) interface. Added (optional) zlib compression to the packages and added support for arbitrarily sized messages.
Probably next up would be getting the ...
Behdad is going to be presenting how to use PyCairo. PyCairo is a immediate-mode 2D rendering library. It can target all sorts of back-ends including OpenGL, X windows, PDF, etceteras.
[Update] We'll still be on Wednesday, but turns out Behdad is unavailable due to the turmoil in Iran.