High-performance Python framework for building cloud APIs and web app backends
Falcon is a minimalist WSGI library for building speedy web APIs and app backends. We like to think of Falcon as the Dieter Rams of web frameworks.
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Falcon's Features
  • Intuitive routing via URI templates and resource classes
  • Easy access to headers and bodies through request and response classes
  • Idiomatic HTTP error responses via a handy exception base class
  • DRY request processing using global, resource, and method hooks
  • Snappy unit testing through WSGI helpers and mocks
  • 20% speed boost when Cython is available
  • Python 2.6, Python 2.7, PyPy and Python 3.3/3.4 support