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Quickest way to build powerful HTTP APIs in Python

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Quickly build API services to expose functionality in Python. kwikapi.django was built by using the functionality of KwikAPI and Django web server.


$ pip3 install kwikapi[django]


Create a Django project


$ django-admin startproject django_kwikapi

Create an app in Django

$ python3 startapp polls

Add your app name to


Make sure the contents of files be like this


from django.conf.urls import url, include
from django.contrib import admin

urlpatterns = [
    url(r'^', include('polls.urls'))


from django.conf.urls import url, include

from . import views
from kwikapi.django import RequestHandler

urlpatterns = [
    url(r'api/', RequestHandler(views.api).handle_request),

Example of django views


from django.http import HttpResponse
from kwikapi import API
from logging import Logger

class BaseCalc():
    def add(self, a: int, b: int) -> int:
        return a + b

    def subtract(self, a: int, b: int) -> int:
        return a - b

class StandardCalc():
    def multiply(self, a: int, b: int) -> int:
        return a * b

    def divide(self, a: int, b: int) -> float:
        return a / b

api = API(log=Logger, default_version='v1')
api.register(BaseCalc(), 'v1')
api.register(StandardCalc(), "v2")

Start Django

$ python3 makemigrations
$ python3 migrate
$ python3 runserver 8888

Make API request

$ curl "http://localhost:8888/api/v1/add?a=10&b=10"

To know how to use all features, please refer KwikAPI documentation

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