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('A collection of routines for building web APIs on top of Tornado web server. ',)

Project Description

A collection of routines for building web APIs on top of Tornado web server.

Features

  • Automatic support multiple response formats (JSON, JSONP, XML)
  • Pluggable authentication
  • Error handling

Example usage

import apikit

# Returning objects as response (only basic JSON-encodable types supported):
class MyApiHander(apikit.ApiHandler):
    def get(self):
        self.write_response({'result' : 'sucess',
                             'x' : 1, y : [1,2,3]})

# Authentication:
class MyProtectedResourceBase(apikit.ProtectedResource):
    def authenticate(self, callback):
        if self.get_argument('password') != '12345':
            raise tornado.web.HTTPError(403, "Incorrect or missing password!")
        callback()

class MyProtectedResource(MyProtectedResourceBase):
    def get(self):
        ...

Installation

$ pip install tornado-api-kit

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0.0.1

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