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Core functionality of bovine needed to build fediverse applications

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Bovine is a basic utility library for the FediVerse. It can be used both to build ActivityPub Client applications and ActivityPub Servers. In addition to ActivityPub support, it also provides utilities to deal with webfinger, nodeinfo, and HTTP Signatures.

The bovine library can just be installed via pip

pip install bovine

Documentation including tutorials is available at ReadTheDocs. An entire working ActivityPub server can be found in the bovine repository.


Issues about bovine should be filed as an issue.


If you want to contribute, you can start by working on issues labeled Good first issue. The tech stack is currently based on asynchronous python, using the following components:


  • Document FediVerse crawler behavior in server tutorial

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