How to make tornado server auto restart / reload everytime files changes

20 Oct , 2012  

When running Tornado web server, we must doing restart for every changes that has been maded. This tedious works for sure. Are you newbie? Yes, I just download Tornado just today and I’m a new comers for this web-framework. If you follow Tornado documentation, it only showing how to running webserver in non-autoreload way. Wait, did you mean Tornado actually have module or function to make it autoreload everytime changes has been made? Yes!

Here is example how to using tornado.autoreload to reload server everytime changes has been made. It’s also “update” if files in templates (HTML) being changed as well.