6/24/2015 - 2:45 AM

Python thread example.

Python thread example.

from Queue import Queue
from threading import Thread

class Worker(Thread):
    """Thread executing tasks from a given tasks queue"""
    def __init__(self, tasks):
        self.tasks = tasks
        self.daemon = True
    def run(self):
        while True:
            func, args, kargs = self.tasks.get()
            try: func(*args, **kargs)
            except Exception, e: print e

class ThreadPool:
    """Pool of threads consuming tasks from a queue"""
    def __init__(self, num_threads):
        self.tasks = Queue(num_threads)
        for _ in range(num_threads): Worker(self.tasks)

    def add_task(self, func, *args, **kargs):
        """Add a task to the queue"""
        self.tasks.put((func, args, kargs))

    def wait_completion(self):
        """Wait for completion of all the tasks in the queue"""

if __name__ == '__main__':
    from random import randrange
    delays = [randrange(1, 10) for i in range(100)]
    from time import sleep
    def wait_delay(d):
        print 'sleeping for (%d)sec' % d
    # 1) Init a Thread pool with the desired number of threads
    pool = ThreadPool(20)
    for i, d in enumerate(delays):
        # print the percentage of tasks placed in the queue
        print '%.2f%c' % ((float(i)/float(len(delays)))*100.0,'%')
        # 2) Add the task to the queue
        pool.add_task(wait_delay, d)
    # 3) Wait for completion