gevent-websocket / README.rst


_gevent-websocket is a websocket library for the Gevent networking library.

_gevent-websocket is written and maintained by Jeffrey Gelens and licensed under the BSD license.


Install Python 2.4 or newer and gevent and its dependencies. The latest release can be download from _PyPi or by cloning the _repository.


Native Gevent

At the moment gevent-websocket has one handler based on the Pywsgi gevent server. Set the handler_class when creating a pywsgi server instance to make use of the Websocket functionality:

Afterwards write a WSGI application with a 3rd parameter, namely a websocket instance:


Using Gunicorn it is even more easy to start a server. Only the websocket_app from the previous example is required to start the server. Dtart Gunicorn using the following command and worker class: