This is a simple, easily extendible soap library that provides several useful tools for creating and publishing soap web services in python.
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README.md

Overview

What is soaplib?

Soaplib is an easy to use python library for publishing soap web services using WSDL 1.1 standard, and answering SOAP 1.1 requests. With a very small amount of code, soaplib allows you to write a useful web service and deploy it as a WSGI application. WSGI is a python web standard for writing portable, extendable web applications in python. More information on WSGI can be found here.

Features

  • deploy services as WSGI applications
  • handles all xml (de)serialization
  • on-demand WSDL generation
  • doesn't get in your way!!!

Runtime Requirements

  • Python 2.4 or greater
  • lxml (available through easy_install)
  • a WSGI-compliant web server (CherryPy, WSGIUtils, Flup, etc.)
  • pytz (available through easy_install)

Development Requirements

  • Most examples and tests require Python 2.5 or greater
  • Twisted is required for interop.server.static

Soaplib services can be deployed as WSGI applications, in any WSGI-compliant web server. See the examples directory in the source distribution for deployment examples. Soaplib services have been successfully run on the following web servers:

  • CherryPy 2.2
  • Flup
  • Twisted.web2
  • WSGIUtils 0.9