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Hacking Django Channels for Fun and Profit

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  • Intro and Backstory on Django Channels history — 3%
    • Synchronous vs Async Request Loops
    • WSGI vs ASGI for your Django Application
  • Intro to WebSockets — 3%
    • Demo of them used in the real world web applications
    • How they interact with async event loops
  • Django Channels Core Concepts — 10%
    • Consumers
    • Channel Layers
    • Background Workers
  • Consumers and ASGI Routing Example — 10%
  • Where to Background Workers Fit? — 10%
    • Lightweight Tasks
    • Considerations when reliability is not needed
  • How about reversing the Consumer use case? — 20%
    • Create long-running Background Workers
    • Connect to remote services such as Discord to create Bots
  • Example application integration with Discord — 20%
    • Connect to Discord on start and listen for messages and other events
    • Send our own application messages into Discord
  • Building your own long-running Channel Worker — 20%
    • What to add to your project
    • Define channel background tasks to run at start
  • Next steps for this project — 2%
    • Upstream or create Channels addon to make this functionality more generic
    • Add ability to define one-shot tasks
    • Add ability to define post-job tasks to run on stop
  • Conclusion — 2%

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