Running Python in the Background

Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by lynkynpark86, Oct 28, 2011.

  1. lynkynpark86 macrumors 6502

    #1
    Is there any way I can run a python script in the background, without ever opening a terminal window? Preferably, this would be a .app that I click, never shows up in dock, but starts the process, and ends it when its finished just like it would in a terminal window. Is there any way to do this?
     
  2. kainjow Moderator emeritus

    kainjow

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    Jun 15, 2000
    #2
    Check out Platypus. It lets you wrap a script into a .app, and has an option for "Runs in background".
     
  3. lynkynpark86 thread starter macrumors 6502

    #3
    Nice, Thanks!
     

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