TaurusPollingTimer

Inheritance diagram of TaurusPollingTimer
class TaurusPollingTimer(period, parent=None)[source]

Polling timer manages a list of attributes that have to be polled in the same period

Import from taurus.core.tauruspollingtimer as:

from taurus.core.tauruspollingtimer import TaurusPollingTimer
addAttribute(attribute, auto_start=None)[source]

Registers the attribute in this polling.

Parameters
containsAttribute(attribute)[source]

Determines if the polling timer already contains this attribute

Parameters

attribute (taurus.core.taurusattribute.TaurusAttribute) – the attribute

Returns

True if the attribute is registered for polling or False otherwise

Return type

bool

getAttributeCount()[source]

Returns the number of attributes registered for polling

Returns

the number of attributes registered for polling

Return type

int

removeAttribute(attribute)[source]

Unregisters the attribute from this polling. If the number of registered attributes decreses to 0 the polling is stopped automatically in order to save resources.

Parameters

attribute (taurus.core.taurusattribute.TaurusAttribute) – the attribute to be added

start()[source]

Starts the polling timer

stop(sync=False)[source]

Stop the polling timer