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WsgiService is a lean Python WSGI framework for very easy creation of REST services. A REST service in this context is a HTTP service to be used by machines. So a service should output something like XML, JSON or any other machine-readable format. LINKS ===== * Documentation: http://packages.python.org/WsgiService/ * Package index page: http://pypi.python.org/pypi/WsgiService GOALS ===== The primary guiding principle is that the actual service should be as easy and small to write as possible. And here's what the WsgiService framework will do for the developer: * Abstract away error and status code handling * Make it easy to create machine readable output * Easily validate input * Easy deployment using good configuration file handling * Make testing easy * Create usable REST API documentation from source * Content negotiation to automatically use the correct output format Just as important as what WsgiService tries to accomplish is what it will never be: * WsgiService is not planning to be a full-featured frontend framework. Use your existing framework of choice for that, e.g. Pylons. SEE ALSO ======== * servicegen <http://github.com/pneff/servicegen/tree/master>. The predecessor to WsgiService.