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FilterPype is a process-flow pipes-and-filters Python framework.

Project description


FilterPype is being used for multi-level data analysis, but could be applied to many other areas where it is difficult to split up a system into small independent parts.

Some of its features:

  • Advanced algorithms broken down into simple data filter coroutines
  • Pipelines constructed from filters in the new FilterPype mini-language
  • Domain experts assemble pipelines with no Python knowledge required
  • Sub-pipelines and filters linked by automatic pipeline construction
  • All standard operations available: branching, joining and looping
  • Recursive coroutine pipes allowing calculation of e.g. factorials
  • Using it is like writing a synchronous multi-threaded program

Package requires pip for installation.

pip install filterpype

Project sponsored by Flight Data Services Ltd:



  • Packaging now uses SetupFixer
  • License changed from MIT to OSL-3.0


  • Completed test suite
  • Minor documentation tweaks


  • Refactored documentation and Sphinx configuration
  • Documentation auto published to PyPI


  • Refactored package structure and
  • Source distribution auto published to PyPI


  • Minor code cleanup for hosting source on Google Code


  • Initial release

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