I am new to python programming with QGIS.

I'm looking for a solution to start in QGIS a socket client to receive continuously data from a server which sends telegrams with point data if an event occurs. The points should be then visualized and updated on a temporary layer. In a standalone python script the socket client runs in an endless loop and processes the data until it's interrupted with + or the sever stops. If I start the script in the QGIS python console, it blocks the application until the server connection breaks.

How do I run such a script in QGIS, which doesn't block the program itself?



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