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Encrypted cookie support for the Tornado Web Framework

Project Description

Encrypted cookie support for Tornado Web Server


This software is under the MIT License


  • PyCrypto
  • Tornado

Please file a bug for version issues. Tested on Python 3.2.


Encryption is done using AES256 with a 32 byte block.



from tornadoencookie.encookie import EncookieMixin

class MyHandler(tornado.web.RequestHandler, EncookieMixin):
    def get(self):
        #Get a cookie

        #Get a secure cookie

        #Set a regular cookie
        self.encookie.set_cookie('hi', 'there')

        #Set a secure cookie
        self.encookie.set_secure_cookie('hello', 'Timmy')


application = tornado.web.Application([
    (r'/', MyHandler),
], **{
    'encookie_secret': 'iamthecookiemons',

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