Skip to main content
This is a pre-production deployment of Warehouse. Changes made here affect the production instance of PyPI (
Help us improve Python packaging - Donate today!

The "Batteries Included" layer for a Pyramid application.

Project Description


This package is currently in the “planning” stage. In short, much of the conceptual parts of the package exist in disparate locations: this package was created to bring those concepts together.

The pyramid_nitro package adds dependencies, useful libraries, sensible default configurations, “glue code”, and other goodies to a “standard pyramid application” that makes developing pyramid applications fast… super fast. In short, it’s the “batteries included” opinionated version of Pyramid. It draws it’s inspiration from the TurboGears application framework.


$ pip install pyramid_nitro
$ nitro "myapp" /path/to/myapp
$ cd /path/to/myapp
$ nitro etc/dev.ini
Starting subprocess with file monitor
completed configuration of myapp/0.1.0-b [env=dev]
Starting server in PID 18330.
serving on


The objectives of pyramid_nitro are three-fold:

  • Trivial to get a completely functional application going
  • Lots of out-of-the-box functionality, but nothing that can’t be disabled
  • Support for infinite scalability when needed

Some of the opinions made to achieve that is that you’ll:

Release History

Release History

This version
History Node


Supported By

WebFaction WebFaction Technical Writing Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Dyn Dyn DNS Sentry Sentry Error Logging CloudAMQP CloudAMQP RabbitMQ Heroku Heroku PaaS Kabu Creative Kabu Creative UX & Design Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV Certificate Rackspace Rackspace Cloud Servers DreamHost DreamHost Log Hosting