I know Perl has a design pattern known as a modulino, in which a library module file can act as both a library and a script. Is there any equivalent to this in Ruby / Python?
I think this design pattern would be very useful for me; I'm writing workers that are fairly short, but also require a script to run them. I think it would be convenient to have this all run from the same place.
class MyClass(object): pass if __name__ == '__main__': print("This will only run if you run the script explicitly, not import it")
If you run
python myscript.py, the