Speaker Greg Darke
Time 2011-08-21 11:40
Conference PyCon Au 2011
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App Engine is a scalable platform that supports running user applications in Python Java and Go.

People hold the pager 24/7.

Asynchronous programming.

  • Doing multiple things at the same time.
  • Makes things faster.
  • Threads: PEP-342
  • Callbacks. Twisted, asyncore, App Engine‚Äôs UserRpc.
  • Greenlets. Single OS thread. Write synchronous program.
  • Tasklets. Using yeild statement. yield returns a value.

NDB recommended.