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Wrapper around the tornado web server library

Project description

A wrapper around the tornado web server.


0.6 - 18 September 2019
0.5.3 - Dec 26 2018
  • WSHandler now has a connection_future that is cancelled if we lose the connection
0.5.2 - Oct 25 2018
  • Added a message_done hook to SimpleWebSocketBase
  • Fixed the test helpers so that you aren’t left with no set asyncio loop
0.5.1 - Oct 24 2018
  • Made the __server_time__ message for SimpleWebSocketBase optional.
  • Made sure to actually use the reprer set on request handlers
  • ProgressMessageMaker doesn’t nest dictionaries it receives
  • Added a transform_progress hook to SimpleWebSocketBase
0.5 - Oct 22 2018
  • Initial Release


This package is released to pypi under the name whirlwind-web. When you add this package to your it is recommended you either specify [peer] as well or pin input_algorithms, option_merge and tornado to particular versions. See for the recommended versions.

For example:

from setuptools import setup, find_packages

      name = "test"
    , version = "0.1"
    , include_package_data = True

    , install_requires =
      [ "whirlwind-web[peer]"
      , "whirlwind-web==0.5.2"

Running the tests

To run the tests, create and activate a virtualenv somewhere and then:

$ pip install -e ".[peer,tests]"
$ pip install -e .

followed by ./


$ pip install tox
$ tox


See for usage documentation.

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