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A Minimal WSGI Framework to develop your web application comfortably

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A Minimal WSGI Framework to develop your web application comfortably. This library is a pre-release. Expect missing docs and breaking API changes.

Kobin has following features.

  • Decorator based Routing System exploited Type Hints.
  • WSGI request and response Wrapper.
  • Provide type annotations from stub files.
  • and other convenient utilities…

And Kobin has NO following features:

  • WSGI Server Adapters: Please use WSGICLI or Gunicorn CLI.
  • Serving static contents: Please use WSGICLI and Nginx.
  • Template Engine: But Kobin provides template adapter.

Getting started


$ pip install kobin

Hello World with Kobin

from kobin import Kobin, Response, JSONResponse
app = Kobin()

def hello() -> Response:
    return Response("Hello World")

def hello(user_id: int) -> JSONResponse:
    return JSONResponse({
        "message": "Hello {}!!".format(user_id)

Run server


$ pip install wsgicli
$ wsgicli app --reload


$ pip install gunicorn
$ gunicorn main:app


Kobin requires the following:

  • Python 3.5 or 3.6(beta)
  • Jinja2


This software is licensed under the MIT License.


0.0.7 (2016-12-??)

  • headers property in Request object.
  • raw_body property in Request object.
  • Remove jinja2 from install_requires.
  • Update docs.

0.0.6 (2016-12-04)

  • Integrating wsgicli.
  • Alter sphinx theme.
  • Update documentations.
  • View functions must return Response or its child class.
  • Make Request object to No thread local
  • Add Response, JSONResponse, TemplateResponse, RedirectResponse.
  • Refactor error handling.
  • Add stub files (.pyi).
  • Python3.6 testing in
  • Add API documentation.

0.0.5 (2016-11-28)

  • Replace regex router with new style router.
  • Correspond reverse routing.
  • Remove serving static file. Please use wsgi-static-middleware.
  • Remove server adapter.
  • Support only Jinja2.
  • Refactoring.

0.0.4 (2016-02-28)

  • Expect the types of routing arguments from type hints.
  • Implement template adapter for jinja2.
  • Server for static files such as css, images, and so on.
  • Manage configuration class.
  • Support gunicorn.
  • Error handling.
  • Fix several bugs.

0.0.3 (2016-02-08)

  • Request and Response object.
  • tox and Travis-CI Integration.

0.0.2 (2015-12-03)

  • Publish on PyPI.

0.0.0 (2015-09-14)

  • Create this project.

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