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Python high level configuration library

Project description


**pymlconf** (Python YAML Configuration Library) helps to easily manage and access to your application configurations which was already Written in [YAML]( language.

It can merge two or more configuration files according their names and automatically treat file-names as namespaces, or simply merge several parts of configuration(YAML-string or Python-dict) on arbitrary config node. for more informations see [documentations](

Config file

# filename: config.yaml
root_dir: %(here)s

Python code:

# filename:
from pymlconf import ConfigManager

name: MyApp
addr: %(hostname)s
port: %(port)s
- english
- {language: persian, country: iran}

logfile: /var/log/myapp.log

cfg = ConfigManager(init_value=config_str, context=dict(hostname='', port=8080))

print cfg.logfile

# --------- Prints:
# MyApp
# english
# iran
# /var/log/myapp.log

#### Deferred(Proxied)

# module
from pymlconf import DeferredConfigManager
settings = DeferredConfigManager()

from configuration import settings
def serve_request():
return settings.message

# in application startup
from configuration import settings
# the signature is the same as the `ConfigManager.__init__`

#### Installation

Latest stable version:

$ pip install pymlconf
# or
$ easy_install pymlconf

Development version:

$ pip install

From source:

$ cd source_dir
$ python install

Manually download it from [pypi](

#### Unit-Tests

Install nose and change current directory to project's dir:

$ pip install nose
$ cd path/to/pymlconf

Running tests:

$ nosetests


$ python test

#### Syntax Reference

You can find the canonical syntax reference on [PyYAML]( site

#### Documentation

* [] (
* [] (

#### Change Log

- [0.5.1] Encoding option python2 compatibility
- [0.5.0] Adding encoding option
- [0.4.0] Adding DeferredConfigManager

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