Yet another async web server
Pyx is yet another async web server written in Python, with the asyncio module.
It’s small and simple. It has no dependency at all except Python itself.
Yet Pyx is also carefully crafted to behave nicely in stressful and dangerous enviroments.
How to install?
Just use pip or tools alike:
pip install pyxserver
What can Pyx do?
Pyx is a simple static file server by itself:
pyx -b localhost -p 8000 -r /some/where
This will start pyx and bind it to localhost:8000, serving files in the directory /some/where
And you can also use the small framework provided by Pyx to write your own dynamic web application:
import asyncio from pyx import (HttpHeader, HttpConnectionCB) @asyncio.coroutine def req_cb(req): resp = req.respond(200) resp.headers.append(HttpHeader('Content-Length', 5)) resp.headers.append(HttpHeader('Content-Type', 'text/plain')) yield from resp.send() yield from resp.send_body(b'hello') loop = asyncio.get_event_loop() conn_cb = HttpConnectionCB(req_cb) starter = asyncio.start_server(conn_cb, '127.0.0.1', 8080, loop=loop) _server = loop.run_until_complete(starter) loop.run_forever()
Please see the implementation of pyx.http.StaticRootResource for a more sophisticated example.
Pyx is licensed under the terms of the MIT license.
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