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CherryPy / cherrypy / tutorial / 09_generators_and_yield.py

Bonus Tutorial: Using generators to return result bodies

Instead of returning a complete result string, you can use the yield
statement to return one result part after another. This may be convenient
in situations where using a template package like CherryPy or Cheetah
would be overkill, and messy string concatenation too uncool. ;-)

from cherrypy import cpg
from cherrypy.lib.filter import generatorfilter

class GeneratorDemo:
    _cpFilterList = [generatorfilter.GeneratorFilter()]
    def header(self):
        return "<html><body><h2>Generators rule!</h2>"
    def footer(self):
        return "</body></html>"
    def index(self):
        # Let's make up a list of users for presentation purposes
        users = ['Remi', 'Carlos', 'Hendrik', 'Lorenzo Lamas']

        # Every yield line adds one part to the total result body.
        yield self.header()
        yield "<h3>List of users:</h3>"
        for user in users:
            yield "%s<br/>" % user
        yield self.footer()

    index.exposed = True

cpg.root = GeneratorDemo()
cpg.server.start(configFile = 'tutorial.conf')