Coroutines, event loops, and the history of Python generators

Posted in Development, Conferences on March 29, 2012



David Mertz
This talk traces lightweight concurrency from Python 2.2's generators, which enabled semi-coroutines as a mechanism for scheduling "weightless" threads; to PEP 342, which created true coroutines, and hence made event-driven programming ea

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