Ross McPherson Ross McPherson - 5 months ago 21
Python Question

Infinite While True Loop in the Background (Python)

basically, I have some code like this:

while True:
number = int(len(oilrigs)) * 49
number += money
time.sleep(1)


In front of this I have a start up screen. However because of this while true loop, it blocks it from running the actual start up screen. Instead, it just displays this.

So how do you put the code in the background?

Answer

Try multithreading.

import threading

def background():
    while True:
        number = int(len(oilrigs)) * 49
        number += money
        time.sleep(1)

def foreground():
    # What you want to run in the foreground

b = threading.Thread(name='background', target=background)
f = threading.Thread(name='foreground', target=foreground)

b.start()
f.start()