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Python 3 MVC web framework with built in capabilities for developing Web Services and Modular Web Applications.

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Fantastico framework

Create the best pluggable, developer friendly content publishing framework for Python 3 developers.

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  • v0.7.1 (stable)

    • Added /api/oauth/profile/me for obtaining authenticated user profile information.

    • Added on_pre_create / on_pre_update / on_pre_delete events for ROA.

    • Added on_post_create / on_post_update / on_pre_delete events for ROA.

    • Added isoformat for json serialization of datetime fields.

    • Fix bug for full recursive serialization of subresources when requested.

    • Added support for nested filtering into roa resources (e.g filter=eq(submodel.<property_name>,1))

    • Added support for nested ordering into roa resource (e.g order=asc(submodel.<property_name>))

    • Bring validate_email code into fantastico so that each new installation of framework works as expected (cause by an incompatible python 3 validate_email package published on pypi).

  • v0.7.0 (stable)

    • Added support for cross origin requests on ROA resources registry (/roa/resources).

    • Added support for exception serialized responses CORS compatible requests.

    • Add CORS decorator for enabling CORS headers on custom controller routes.

    • Add support for headers appended to each response (support for global CORS configurable headers).

    • Fix cors for ROA fetch individual item.

    • Fix @RequiredScopes attribute for MVC controllers (now it automatically validates the security context before invoking underline method).

    • Improve implicit grant handler so that it supports non redirect responses.

  • v0.6.0 (Provide feedback)

    • Added implicit grant type implementation.

    • Added security support for endpoints / controllers.

    • Added Fantastico identity provider.

    • Fix a bug in ROA APIs routes mapping.

    • Added support for MVC Controllers into custom packages (not residing in components root folder).

    • Added ROA resources dependent on user (integrated with OAuth2 access tokens).

    • Added ROA resources OAuth2 authorization.

    • !!!!! ROA ResourceValidator base class now adds two more methods for formatting resources and is backward incompatible with Fantastico version 0.5.1.

    • !!!!! ROA ResourceValidator validate method has changed signature and is backware incompatible with Fantastico version 0.5.1.

  • v0.5.1 (Provide feedback)

  • v0.5.0 (Provide feedback)

    • Added specification for auto generated API for resources.

    • Added OAUTH2 draft implementation details for Fantastico.

    • Added Identity Provider draft specification.

    • Added REST API Standard for ROA (Resource Oriented Architecture).

    • Added REST filter parser implementation using fast ll grammar for ROA (Resource Oriented Architecture).

    • Added auto generated APIs for resources (Resource Oriented Architecture).

    • Improved routing loaders so that multiple methods can serve separate http verbs of a route.

    • Added support for multiple routes mapped on the same controller.

    • Fixed a bug in MySql connections pool (not recycling correctly after a long idle period).

    • I changed thread local MySql connection strategy to request based.

  • v0.4.1 (Provide feedback)
    • Fix a bug into analytics component sample data insert.

    • Fix a bug into component rendering for no json responses coming for given url.

  • v0.4.0 (Provide feedback)
    • Fantastico SDK commands display official link to command documentation.

    • Fantastico SDK syncdb command.

    • Standard detection of database tables module setup / data insert created.

    • Multiple tracking codes extension integrated into fantastico contrib.

    • Dynamic pages extension integrated into fantastico contrib.

    • Direct feedback channel integrated into documentation (Provide feedback)

  • v0.3.0
    • Fantastico SDK core is available.

    • Fantastico SDK activate-extension command is available.

    • Samples of how to activate extensions for an existing project are provided.

  • v0.2.2
    • Update dynamic menu activation documentation.

    • Fix a serious bug in engine management and too many sql connections opened.

    • Fix a bug in db session close when an unexpected error occurs when opening the connection.

    • Add extensive unit tests for db session management.

  • v0.2.1
    • Fix packaging of pypi package. Now it is usable and contains rendering package as well as contrib package.

  • v0.2.0
    • Framework documentation is tracked using Google Analytics

    • Component reusage is done using {% component %} tag.

    • Dynamic menu pluggable component can be used out of the box.

    • MVC documentation improvements.

    • Fix a bug in DB session management cache when configuration was changed at runtime.

  • v0.1.2
    • Nginx config file now also maps www.<vhost_name>

    • Redirect support from controllers

    • Setup fantastico framework script does not override deployment files anymore

  • v0.1.1
    • Favicon route handling.

    • Deployment scripts error handling and root folder execution (rather than execution only for deployment subfolder).

    • MVC how to article was changed to use get_records_paged instead of all_paged method (it used to be a bug in documentation).

    • DB Session manager was changed from one singleton connection to connection / request.

    • FantasticoIntegrationTestCase now has a property that holds os environment variable name for setting up Fantastico active config.

  • v0.1.0
    • Built in router that can be easily extended.

    • WebOb Request / Response architecture.

    • Request context support for accessing various attributes (current language, current user and other attributes).

    • Multiple project profiles support.

    • Database simple configuration for multiple environments.

    • Model - View - Controller support.

    • Automatic model facade generator.

    • Model facade injection into Controllers.

    • Templating engine support for views (jinja2).

    • Documentation generator for pdf / html / epub formats.

    • Automatic framework packaging and deployment.

    • Helper scripts for creating projects based on Fantastico.

    • Easy rollout script for running Fantastico projects behind nginx.

    • Rollout scenarios for deploying Fantastico projects on Amazon (AWS).

    • How to sections for creating new projects and components using Fantastico.

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