python-falcon 2.0.0 Web framework for building APIs and application backends

Falcon is a web API framework for building microservices, application backends and higher-level frameworks. Among its features are:

  • Optimized and extensible code base

  • Routing via URI templates and REST-inspired resource classes

  • Access to headers and bodies through request and response classes

  • Request processing via middleware components and hooks

  • Idiomatic HTTP error responses

  • Straightforward exception handling

  • Unit testing support through WSGI helpers and mocks

  • Compatible with both CPython and PyPy

  • Cython support for better performance when used with CPython