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Web micro-framework written in Vala

Simple configuration for lighttpd.

Fixes FastCGI environment variables:

 - FastCGIRequest.uri is initialized with PATH_TRANSLATED variable
 - adds the HTTP authentication credentials
 - uses REQUEST_URI if it is providen
latest commit ef31bc6755
Guillaume Poirier-Morency arteymix authored

Valum micro-framework

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Valum is a web micro-framework entirely written in the Vala programming language.


The installation process is fully documented in the user documentation.


  • router with scope, typed parameters and low-level utilities
  • simple Request-Response mechanism
  • complete integration of FastCGI protocol
  • CTPL, a simple templating engine
  • extensive documentation available at


Valum is built by the community under the LGPL license, so anyone can contribute.

  1. fork repository
  2. pick one task from or GitHub issues
  3. let us know what you will do (or attempt!)
  4. code
  5. make a pull request of your amazing changes
  6. let everyone enjoy :)

We use semantic versionning, so make sure that your changes

  • does not alter api in bugfix release
  • does not break api in minor release
  • breaks api in major (we like it that way!)

Discussions and help

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