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Really! Small! Cache!

Project Description

A Really! Small! Cache! for python 2 and 3.


Working on a totally separate project, I found myself wanting to use funcy.memoize…a lot. There was a major problem, though: I couldn’t test with it. There was no (obvious) way to turn it off. It was making me crazy, so I spent a few hours writing a small module (even smaller than this, originally) to suit the memoization needs, with a hook to turn it off for testing. When I got to the end of my feature sprint for that project, I decided it made more sense to spin it out into its own project, so here we are!

Current features

  • Simple upsert and get workflow
  • Decorator for “memoization”
  • Enabling and disabling functionality, including a context manager
  • Work directly on the imported module… no additional instantiation


pip install microcache


Basic usage

>>> import microcache
>>> microcache.has('key')
>>> microcache.get('key', default='default')
>>> microcache.upsert('key', 'value')
>>> microcache.get('key')
>>> microcache.disable()
>>> microcache.get('key')

Decorator and context manager

import microcache
import time

def somefunc():
    return "this will be cached, and you won't have to wait a second time!"

def test_somefunc():
    with microcache.temporarily_disabled():
        # now we'll have to wait again
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