Re: Running the kernel as a daemon?
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- Subject: [mg61992] Re: Running the kernel as a daemon?
- From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
- Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 03:41:33 -0500 (EST)
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In article <dka0fc$70v$1 at smc.vnet.net>, "Steven T. Hatton" <hattons at globalsymmetry.com> wrote: > I'm back to trying to figure out how I can interface with Mathematica from > an external program. This may be covered in subsequent sections of the > Mathematica Book, but I want to get this message out before Today's > messages are posted. I'm currently reading /2.13.8 Special Topic: > Communication with Mathematica Front Ends/. > > Can I start a program - say a QApplication - which has its own "event loop", > not use MLMain, establish a connection to a running Mathematica kernel, and > communicate with the kernel asynchronously. What I mean is that I want to > be able to run my program and do other things while the connection is > opened, and waiting for my program to send commands. I'm pretty sure > I /can/ do this, but I'm not sure how easy it will be. Do I need multiple > threads in my program to do this? Perhaps Serializer, available from http://www.melt.kyutech.ac.jp/~miyaji/NetworkProgramming/Serializer/ does what you want? This is described in the book "MathLink: Network Programming with Mathematica" by Chikara Miyaji and Paul Abbott Cambridge University Press, 2001. Cheers, Paul _______________________________________________________________________ Paul Abbott Phone: 61 8 6488 2734 School of Physics, M013 Fax: +61 8 6488 1014 The University of Western Australia (CRICOS Provider No 00126G) AUSTRALIA http://physics.uwa.edu.au/~paul