Name: [16797] Tim Bower
Member: 86 months
Authored: 8 videos
Description: Assistant Professor Computer Systems Technology Kansas State University at Salina `Tim Bower <>`_ My blog: `Open Source on the Prairie <>`_ ...

Python Network Programming [ID:791]

a series of video-tutorials by Tim Bower

Demonstrations of how to write Python programs that communicate using TCP/IP. Some videos will demonstrate using the sockets module while others will make use of Python modules that implement application layer protocols for us. Some application layer protocols to explore include HTTP with HTML and XML - (if you call those protocols), XML-RPC, SMTP with MIME and SSL. We will also touch on strategies such as asynchronous and multi-threaded programming for dealing with multiple connections at the same time.

My online Network Programming Study Guide also provides useful information on this topic. The Study Guide follows the fine text on Python Network Programming by John Goerzen.

Thank you, Tim Bower

Video Tutorials

1. Demonstartion of multi-threaded chat server and client

This video demonstrates the usage of a multi-threaded chat server and associated client. This video shows how they are both started and used and discusses some chat application layer control (protocol) messages, which the client might be to send to the server. A suggestion is made for a short programming project to add an additional feature to the server. This assignment is actually pretty simpl [...]

2. Code Review of multi-party graphical chat client

In this video I review the source code for the multi-party graphical chat client. This a multi-threaded wxPython program. I show how to when to use the wx.CallAfter() function, which is called by a different thread than the wxPython graphics thread to generate a wxPython event and send an optional message to alert the graphical program of some external event. A sub-class of threading.Thread is u [...]

3. Code Walk Through of Multi-Threaded Chat Server

This video uses the example of a multi-party chat server to demonstrate how to write a multi-threaded network server in Python using sockets. Topics discussed include: Multi-threaded and asynchronous programming. Setting up a socket to accept new connections. Creating and managing threads. Sending and receiving data using a socket. Synchronization and locking to implement a readers and writers [...]

4. Testing a Program that Sends E-mail with the Fakemail Server

This video demonstrated how you can use the Fakemail e-mail server for testing purposes while developing a program that sends e-mail messages. Fakemail was written by Graham Ashton and the project's home page is hosted on Source Forge. In addition, the video also shows the use of Python's email.MIMEText module to build a simple message and shows sending the message with sockets according to the S [...]

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The structure of arguments passed to Unix commands

Good and simple

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