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The "Batteries Included" layer for a Pyramid application.

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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:

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