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Python library for An eXtended Object Notation (AXON)

Project description

pyaxon is an MIT Licensed python library for AXON - An eXtended Object Notation - simple text based format for interchanging objects, documents and data. It tries to combine the best of JSON, XML and YAML.


  1. Provide a simple API for loading and dumping of objects.
  2. Provide a safe loading and dumping by default.
  3. Provide unsafe loading and dumping of objects on the base of registration of factory/reduce callables.
  4. Provide a way for fully controlled by application/framework/library unsafe loading and dumping.
  5. It’s reasonable fast.



  1. Refactor so that .py sources of extensions dosn’t installed.
  2. Ensuire that attribute names and keys loads and dumps correctly.
  3. Add explicit flag (use_cython) in order to decide when to use cython compiler.


  1. Add notebook with performance comparisons with JSON and YAML.
  2. Refactor so that project could be installed with/without Cython installation.
  3. Some improvements with introductory notebooks.
  4. Make project uploadable to PyPI by


Initial release of pyaxon after 2 years of internal developement

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