- Awesome Pyramid
Packages that extend the Admin interface, adding or improving features.
- pyramid_formalchemy –
provides a CRUD interface for pyramid based on FormAlchemy.
- pyramid_sacrud – Pyramid CRUD interface.
Provides an administration web interface for Pyramid.
Unlike classic CRUD, pyramid_sacrud allows overrides and flexibility to
customize your interface, similar to django.contrib.admin but uses a
different backend to provide resources. New Architecture
built on the resources and mechanism traversal, allows to use it in various cases.
- Websauna – a full stack application framework for Pyramid
Packages that help manage the static assets of a project.
- pyramid_webassets – Pyramid
extension for working with the webassets library.
- pyramid_bowerstatic –
integration of Bowerstatic in Pyramid
- aiopyramid – Run pyramid using
- gevent-socketio –
gevent-socketio is a Python implementation of the Socket.IO protocol,
developed originally for Node.js by LearnBoost and then ported to other
- Stargate – Stargate is a package for
adding WebSockets support to pyramid applications using the excellent
eventlet library for long running connections.
- channelstream – websocket communication server (gevent).
Packages that improve or extend the authentication methods of Pyramid.
- pyramid_ldap – an LDAP
authentication policy for Pyramid.
- pyramid_ldap3 – Provides LDAP authentication
services for your Pyramid application based on the ldap3 package.
- pyramid_who – Authentication policy
for pyramid using repoze.who 2.0 API.
- velruse – Simplifying third-party
authentication for web applications. it supports most of auth
- pyramid_simpleauth – session
based authentication and role based security for Pyramid application
- Python Social Auth – Social
authentication/registration mechanism with support for a large number of
- Authomatic – Simple yet powerful
authorization / authentication client library for Python web applications.
- apex – Toolkit for Pyramid, a Pylons Project,
to add Authentication and Authorization using Velruse (OAuth) and/or a local
database, CSRF, ReCaptcha, Sessions, Flash messages and I18N.
- pyramid_authsanity –
That will make it simpler to have a secure authentication policy with an easy
to use backend.
- pyramid_jwt – This package
implements an authentication policy for Pyramid that using JSON Web Tokens.
This standard (RFC 7519) is often used to secure backens APIs. The
excellent PyJWT library is used for the JWT encoding / decoding logic.
- pyramid_ipauth –
Pyramid authentication policy based on remote ip address.
Packages related to authorization infrastructure and permissions.
- ziggurat_foundations –
Framework agnostic set of sqlalchemy classes that make building applications
that require permissions an easy task.
- pyramid_multiauth –
An authentication policy for Pyramid that proxies to a stack of other
- pyramid_authstack – Use
multiple authentication policies with Pyramid.
- horus – User registration and login system
for the Pyramid Web Framework.
- pyramid_yosai – Pyramid integration with security Framework for Python applications featuring Authorization (rbac permissions and roles), Authentication (2fa totp), Session Management and an extensive Audit Trail https://yosaiproject.github.io/yosai/
Caching & Session
Packages that help with caching and session.
- pyramid_beaker – A Beaker session
factory backend for Pyramid, also cache configurator.
- pyramid_redis_sessions –
Pyramid web framework session factory backed by Redis.
- pyramid_dogpile_cache –
dogpile.cache configuration package for Pyramid
- pyramid_sessions – Multiple
session support for the Pyramid Web Framework
- pyramid_nacl_session –
defines an encrypting, pickle-based cookie serializer, using
PyNaCl to generate the
symmetric encryption for the cookie state.
Packages that help hunt down bugs.
- pyramid_debugtoolbar –
provides a debug toolbar useful while you’re developing your Pyramid
- pyramid_exclog – a package which
logs exceptions from Pyramid applications.
- pyramid_debugtoolbar_dogpile –
dogpile caching support for pyramid_debugtoolbar
- pyramid_ipython – IPython
bindings for Pyramid’s pshell
- pyramid_bpython – bpython
bindings for Pyramid’s pshell
- pyramid_pycallgraph – Pyramid tween to generate a callgraph image for every request
Packages that help manage email sending.
- pyramid_mailer – A package for
sending email from your Pyramid application.
- pyramid_marrowmailer –
Pyramid integration package for marrow.mailer, formerly known as TurboMail
- pyramid_mailgun –
Pyramid integration package for marrow.mailer, formerly known as TurboMail
Packages that extend the functionality of forms or add new types of forms.
- deform – is a Python HTML form generation
- colander – A
serialization/deserialization/validation library for strings, mappings and
- WTForms – is a flexible forms
validation and rendering library for python web development.
- ColanderAlchemy –
helps you to auto-generate Colander schemas that are based on SQLAlchemy
- marshmallow – A
lightweight library for converting complex objects to and from simple Python
datatypes (i.e. (de)serialization and validation).
- pyramid_elfinder – This is
conector for elfinder file manager, written for pyramid framework.
- pyramid_storage – This is a package for handling file uploads in your Pyramid framework application.
Packages for developing RESTful APIs.
- cornice – provides helpers to
build & document REST-ish Web Services with Pyramid, with decent default
behaviors. It takes care of following the HTTP specification in an automated
way where possible.
- rest_toolkit – is a Python package
which provides a very convenient way to build REST servers. It is build on
top of Pyramid, but you do not need to know much about Pyramid to use
- pyramid_royal – Royal is a
pyramid extension which eases writing RESTful web applications.
- cliquet – Cliquet is a toolkit
to ease the implementation of HTTP microservices, such as data-driven REST
- webargs – A friendly library for parsing
HTTP request arguments, with built-in support for popular web frameworks.
- ramses – Generate a RESTful API using
RAML. It uses Nefertari which provides ElasticSearch-powered views.
- nefertari – Nefertari is a REST
API framework sitting on top of Pyramid and ElasticSearch.
- pyramid_swagger – Convenient
tools for using Swagger to define and validate your interfaces in a Pyramid webapp. (Swagger 2.0 document)
- pyramid-openapi3 – Validate Pyramid views against an OpenAPI 3.0 document. Similar to pyramid_swagger but for OpenAPI 3.0.
- pyramid_jsonapi – Automatically
create a JSON API standard API from a database using the
sqlAlchemy ORM and pyramid framework.
- pyramid_apispec – Create an OpenAPI
specification file using apispec and Marshmallow schemas.
Packages that provide search capabilities to projects.
- hypatia – A Python indexing and
Packages that improve the security of a project.
- pyramid_sms –
SMS services for Pyramid web framework.
Packages that help manage the configurability of projects.
- pyramid_zcml – Zope Configuration
Markup Language configuration support for Pyramid.
- pyramid_services – defines a
pattern and helper methods for accessing a pluggable service layer from
within your Pyramid apps.
- hupper – A process monitor/reloader for developers
that can watch files for changes and restart the process.
Packages that extend the functionality of the existing storage backend or
provide new storage backends.
- pyramid_tm – Centralized transaction
management for Pyramid applications (without middleware).
- zope.sqlalchemy –
Integration of SQLAlchemy with transaction management.
- pyramid_sqlalchemy –
provides some basic glue to facilitate using SQLAlchemy with Pyramid.
- pyramid_zodbconn – ZODB
Database connection management for Pyramid.
- pyramid_mongoengine –
pyramid-mongoengine package based on flask-mongoengine
- pyramid_mongodb –
Basic Pyramid Scaffold to easily use MongoDB for persistence with the Pyramid Web framework
- pyramid-excel – pyramid-excel is based on pyexcel and makes it easy to consume/produce information stored in excel files over HTTP protocol as well as on file system. This library can turn the excel data into a list of lists, a list of records(dictionaries), dictionaries of lists. And vice versa. Hence it lets you focus on data in Pyramid based web development, instead of file formats.
Packages that make working with task/background queues easier.
- pyramid_celery – Pyramid
configuration with celery integration. Allows you to use pyramid .ini files
to configure celery and have your pyramid configuration inside celery tasks.
- pyramid_rq – Support using the rq
queueing system with pyramid. The easiest way to monitor and use
RQ in your Pyramid projects.
- pyramid_mako – Mako templating
system bindings for the Pyramid web framework.
- pyramid_chameleon – Chameleon
template compiler for pyramid.
- pyramid_jinja2 – Jinja2
templating system bindings for the Pyramid web framework.
- Tonnikala – Python templating engine
with Pyramid integration
- Kajiki – provides fast well-formed XML templates, with Pyramid integration
Packages that help test code or generate test data.
- webtest – Wraps any WSGI application and
makes it easy to send test requests to that application, without starting up
an HTTP server.
Packages help with the task of translating projects.
- lingua – Lingua is a package with tools
to extract translatable texts from your code, and to check existing
translations. It replaces the use of the xgettext command from gettext, or
pybabel from Babel.
- pyramid_i18n_helper – helper to create new smgid and translate msgid to local langs .
Web frontend integration
Packages that do process, procedure and/or business tasks management.
- pyramid_layout – Pyramid add-on
for managing UI layouts.
- pyramid_skins – This package
provides a simple framework to integrate code with templates and resources.
- waitress – Waitress is meant to be a
production-quality pure-Python WSGI server with very acceptable performance.
It has no dependencies except ones which live in the Python standard library.
- pyramid_handlers – analogue of
Pylons-style “controllers” for Pyramid.
- pyramid_rpc – RPC service add-on for
Pyramid, supports XML-RPC in a more extensible manner than pyramid_xmlrpc
with support for JSON-RPC and AMF.
- pyramid_autodoc – Sphinx
extension for documenting your Pyramid APIs.
- pyramid_pages – Provides a
collections of tree pages to your Pyramid application. This is very similar
to django.contrib.flatpages but with a tree structure and traversal algorithm
in URL dispath.
- paginate – Python pagination module.
- pyramid_tablib – tablib renderer
(xlsx, xls, csv) for pyramid
- tomb_routes – Simple utility library
around pyramid routing
- pyramid_retry – pyramid_retry is an execution policy for Pyramid that wraps requests and can retry them a configurable number of times under certain “retryable” error conditions before indicating a failure to the client.
Outstanding Pyramid projects.
- Ringo – Ringo is a Python based high level
web application framework build on top of Pyramid. The framework can be used
to build form based management or administration software.
- cone.app – A comprehensive web application stub on top of Pyramid.
- nive_cms – Nive is professional out the
box content management system for mobile and desktop websites based on python
and the webframework pyramid. Please refer to the website cms.nive.co for
- substanced – An application server
built upon the Pyramid web framework. It provides a user interface for
managing content as well as libraries and utilities which make it easy to
- Kotti – A user-friendly, light-weight and
extensible web content management system. Based on Pyramid and SQLAlchemy.
- KARL – A moderately-sized
application (roughly 80K lines of Python code) built on top of Pyramid. It is
an open source web
system for collaboration, organizational intranets, and knowledge management.
It provides facilities for wikis, calendars, manuals, searching, tagging,
commenting, and file uploads. See the KARL site for download and installation
- Pylons – official cookiecutter templates
- Pyramid Runner – A minimal Pyramid
scaffold that aims to provide a starter template to build small to large web services.
- Traversal based application
- JSON only response
- JWT authentication policy
- Alembic for database revisions
- Some simple modifications to base tests, views and models base to reduce typing
- cluegun – A simple pastebin application
based on Rocky Burt’s ClueBin. It demonstrates form processing, security, and
the use of ZODB within a Pyramid application.
- shootout – An example “idea
competition” application by Carlos de la Guardia and Lukasz Fidosz. It
demonstrates URL dispatch, simple authentication, integration with SQLAlchemy
- virginia – A very simple dynamic
file rendering application. It is willing to render structured text
documents, HTML documents, and images from a filesystem directory. It’s also
a good example of traversal. An earlier version of this application runs the
- Akhet – A
Pyramid library and demo application with a Pylons-like feel. Its most known
for its former application scaffold, which helped users transition from
Pylons and those preferring a more Pylons-like API. The scaffold has been
retired but the demo plays a similar role.
- Khufu Project – Khufu is an application
scaffolding for Pyramid that provides an environment to work with Jinja2 and
- Ptah – Ptah is a fast, fun, open
source high-level Python web development environment.
- warehouse – Warehouse is a next
generation Python Package Repository designed to replace the legacy code base
that currently powers PyPI.
- travelcrm – TravelCRM is effective free and open source application for the automation of customer relationships for travel agencies at all levels, from small to large networks.
- RhodeCode – enterprise source code management platform. It applies unified user control, permissions, code reviews, and tool integration across Mercurial, Git, and Subversion repositories. Large and growing software teams all over the world use RhodeCode to collaborate in a secure, behind-the-firewall environment.
- AppEnlight – Performance, exception, and uptime monitoring for the Web
Where to discover new Pyramid apps and projects.
- Python Web Frameworks – Dive into details on the top
six Python frameworks—Django, Flask, Tornado, Bottle, Pyramid, and CherryPy.
- Try Pyramid – The Start Small, Finish Big,
Stay Finished Framework. Official website.
- Sushi Sprint at PloneConf 2018 in Tokyo, Japan (November 10-11, 2018)
- Pyramid Workshop in Munich, Germany. (May 28, 2017, 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)
- PloneConf 2017 – Barcelona Plone Digital Experience Conference (16~22 Oct. 2017)
- PloneConf 2016 – Boston Plone Digital Experience Conference (17~23 Oct. 2016)
- DragonSprint 2016 – DragonSprint is a week-long sprint on Pyramid. The sprint takes place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, EU in the first week of December (5th to 9th). The main two sprint topics are Pyramid 2.0 and Pyramid for Newcomers.
- List of videos from the official site
- Online Video Courses at Talk Python Training
- Web Applications with Python and the Pyramid
In this Web Applications with Python and the Pyramid Framework training course, expert author Paul Everitt will teach you about the features needed for Python web development, as well as Pyramid’s unique features. This course is designed for users that already have a basic knowledge of Python.
You will start by learning about single file web apps, templating, and
multiple routes and views. From there, Paul will teach you about MyApp Python package, views and routes, and templating and static assets. This video tutorial also covers forms, databases, and sessions, authentication and authorization, and JSON. Finally, you will learn about extensibility, including custom configuration settings, extending and overriding, and custom view predicates.
Once you have completed this computer based training course, you will have gained a basic understanding of the features needed for Python web development and the features unique to Pyramid.
Who uses it?
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