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Erlang port protocol

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Erlang port protocol for Python simplify interoperability between Erlang and Python. On the Python side write a processor object and pass it to erlport.PortProtocol like this:

from erlport import PortProtocol

class Processor(object):

    def hello(self, name):
        return "Hello, %s" % name

if __name__ == "__main__":

On the Erlang side function hello() can be called like this:


hello(Name) ->
    Port = open_port({spawn, "python"},
        [{packet, 1}, nouse_stdio, binary]),
    port_command(Port, term_to_binary({hello, Name})),
        {Port, {data, Data}} ->

Test it in the Erlang shell:

1> c(hello).
2> hello:hello("Bob").
"Hello, Bob"

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