Python to Houdini
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This class will open a port in Houdini an emulate a terminal with the ability to send and receive commands.

Using ports to control the Houdini app.

Date Created:Friday December 29th, 2006 03:41 AM
Date Modified:Sunday October 03rd, 2010 05:53 PM

#!/usr/bin/python
class hou:
    import socket
    hou = socket.socket(socket.AF_INET, socket.SOCK_STREAM)
                                                                                
    def __init__(self):
        self.hou_conn()
        print 'Connected to Houdini...'
                                                                                
    def hou_conn(self):
        self.hou.connect(('localhost',12000))
        return()
                                                                                
    def send_data(self,command):
        self.hou.send(command + '\n')
        return()
                                                                                
    def get_data(self):
        delimiter = '\x00'
        buffer = ""
        while delimiter not in buffer:
            buffer = buffer + self.hou.recv(8192)
        return(buffer[:-2])
                                                                                
    def hou_close(self):
        self.hou.close()
        return()
                                                                                
    def command(self,command):
        self.send_data(command)
        buffer = self.get_data()
        print buffer

class term(hou):
    def __init__(self):

	hou.__init__(self)
	print 'type "exit" to close connection...'
	while 1:

	    self.pwd()
	    self.hpwd = "%s%s" % (self.hpwd, '/->')
 	    line = raw_input(self.hpwd)
	    if line == 'exit':
		self.hou.close()
		print 'Connection closed...'
		break
	    self.command(line)

    def pwd(self):

        self.send_data('pwd')
        buffer = self.get_data()
	self.hpwd = buffer	
            


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Python to Houdini by Dan Lynch
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