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Pyrogram Asyncio #181

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delivrance opened this issue Dec 19, 2018 · 0 comments

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commented Dec 19, 2018

This issue tracks the eventual switch to asyncio as default Pyrogram variant.

  • Related questions can be freely posed here.
  • Specific issues with asyncio better be in new issues altogether.

Pyrogram heavily depends on IO-bound network code (it's a cloud-based messaging client library after all), and here's where asyncio shines the most by providing extra performance while running on a single OS-level thread only.

A fully asynchronous variant of Pyrogram is therefore available (Python 3.5.3 or higher is required). Use this command to install:

$ pip3 install --upgrade https://github.com/pyrogram/pyrogram/archive/asyncio.zip

Pyrogram API remains the same and features are kept up to date from the non-async, default develop branch, but you are obviously required Python asyncio knowledge in order to take full advantage of it.

The idea to turn Pyrogram fully asynchronous is still under consideration, but is wise to expect that in future this would be the one and only way to work with Pyrogram.

You can start using Pyrogram Async variant right now as an excuse to learn more about asynchronous programming and do experiments with it!

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