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Lightweight Python web framework compatible with Google App Engine’s webapp
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What is webapp2?

webapp2 is a simple. it follows the simplicity of webapp, but improves it in some ways: it adds better URI routing and exception handling, a full featured response object and a more flexible dispatching mechanism.
webapp2 is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.

Who uses webapp2?

6 companies reportedly use webapp2 in their tech stacks, including Homejoy MVP, Shoes of Prey, and Novelistik.

6 developers on StackShare have stated that they use webapp2.

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webapp2's Features

  • Compatible with webapp
  • Compatible with latest WebOb
  • Full-featured response object
  • Status code exceptions
  • Improved exception handling
  • Lazy handlers
  • Keyword arguments from URI
  • Positional arguments from URI
  • Returned responses
  • Custom handler methods
  • View functions
  • More flexible dispatching mechanism
  • Domain and subdomain routing
  • Match HTTP methods or URI schemes
  • URI builder
  • Redirection for legacy URIs
  • Simple, well-tested and documented
  • Independent of the App Engine SDK
  • Future proof
  • Same performance
  • Extras

webapp2 Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to webapp2?
Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
It is a free open source full-stack framework for rapid development of fast, scalable, secure and portable database-driven web-based applications. Written and programmable in Python
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
.NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
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