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Blazingly fast & beautifully expressive Web APIs

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API Star

A smart Web API framework, for Python 3.

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Community: https://discuss.apistar.org 🤔 💭 🤓 💬 😎

Documentation: https://docs.apistar.com 📘


Features

Why might you consider using API Star for your next Web API project?

  • Schema generation - Support for automatically generating OpenAPI schemas.
  • Expressive - Type annotated views, that make for expressive, testable code.
  • Performance - Dynamic behaviour for determining how to run each view makes API Star incredibly efficient.
  • Throughput - Support for asyncio allows for building high-throughput non-blocking applications.

Quickstart

Install API Star:

$ pip3 install apistar

Create a new project in app.py:

from apistar import App, Route


def welcome(name=None):
    if name is None:
        return {'message': 'Welcome to API Star!'}
    return {'message': 'Welcome to API Star, %s!' % name}


routes = [
    Route('/', method='GET', handler=welcome),
]

app = App(routes=routes)


if __name__ == '__main__':
    app.serve('127.0.0.1', 5000, debug=True)

Open http://127.0.0.1:5000/docs/ in your browser:

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API Star is BSD licensed code.
Designed & built in Brighton, England.

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