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Provides easy integration of the HAL specification for your REST Flask Applications.

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Hello Dave…

I provide easy integration of the HAL specification for your REST Flask Applications.

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# Third Party Libs
from flask import Flask

# First Party Libs
from flask_hal import HAL, document


app = Flask(__name__)
HAL(app)  # Initialise HAL


@app.route('/hello')
def hello():
    return document.Document(data={
        'message': 'Hello World'
    })


if __name__ == "__main__":
    app.run(debug=True)

Here is the response from the above view.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/hal+json; charset=UTF-8
Date: Thu, 06 Aug 2015 10:24:04 GMT

{
    "_links": {
        "self": {
            "href": "/hello"
        },
    },
    "foo": "bar"
}

## Contributing

Run tests using python setup.py test.

Change Log

1.0.3

  • Correctly deserialise embedded documents: #25
  • Support python setup.py test syntax: #24

1.0.2

  • Multiple links with the same relation will be put into an array

1.0.1

  • self links now take into account SERVER_NAME configuration

1.0.0

  • A list can be used in data for Embedded object

2015.10.8

  • Initial release including the core feature set

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