1. Denis Bilenko
  2. gevent


gevent / examples / webpy.py


"""A web.py application powered by gevent"""

from gevent import monkey; monkey.patch_all()
from gevent.wsgi import WSGIServer
import gevent
import web

urls = ("/", "index",
        '/long', 'long_polling')

class index:
    def GET(self):
        return 'Hello, world!<br><a href="/long">/long</a>'

class long_polling:
    # Since gevent.wsgi executes each incoming connection in a separate greenlet
    # long running requests such as this one don't block one another;
    # and thanks to "monkey.patch_all()" statement at the top, thread-local storage used by web.ctx
    # becomes greenlet-local storage thus making requests isolated as they should be.
    def GET(self):
        print 'handling GET context id = %s' % (id(web.ctx._getd()), )
        gevent.sleep(10) # possible to block the request indefinitely, without harming others
        return 'Hello, 10 seconds later'

if __name__ == "__main__":
    application = web.application(urls, globals()).wsgifunc()
    print 'Serving on 8088...'
    WSGIServer(('', 8088), application).serve_forever()