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Unix-friendly HotQueue worker processes.
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HotWorker

Unix-friendly HotQueue worker processes.

Author: Jamie Matthews. Follow me on Twitter.

Documentation

This module allows you to create worker processes that listen on HotQueue queues. Your workers will gracefully shut down when they receive a Unix signal telling them to exit, finishing with the item currently being processing first. Uses simplesignals for signal handling.

from hotworker import worker

@worker
def printer(item):
    print item

if __name__ == "__main__":
    printer()

Run this worker at the command line or with a process monitor such as Circus. Then, in your main program:

from hotqueue import HotQueue

queue = HotQueue('printer')
queue.put("Hello from HotWorker")

0.1.0

  • Initial release.

Installation

You can install hotworker from PyPI:

pip install hotworker

Development

To contribute: fork the repository, make your changes, add some tests, commit, push to a feature branch, and open a pull request.

(Un)license

This is free and unencumbered software released into the public domain.

Anyone is free to copy, modify, publish, use, compile, sell, or distribute this software, either in source code form or as a compiled binary, for any purpose, commercial or non-commercial, and by any means.

In jurisdictions that recognize copyright laws, the author or authors of this software dedicate any and all copyright interest in the software to the public domain. We make this dedication for the benefit of the public at large and to the detriment of our heirs and successors. We intend this dedication to be an overt act of relinquishment in perpetuity of all present and future rights to this software under copyright law.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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