Quixote (web framework)
|Developer(s)||Andrew Kuchling, Neil Schemenauer and Greg Ward|
|Initial release||12 August 2000|
2.8 / 2 April 2014
Quixote is a software framework for developing web applications in Python. Quixote "is based on a simple, flexible design, making it possible to write applications quickly and to benefit from the wide range of available third-party Python modules".
A Quixote application is typically a Python package, a collection of modules grouped into a single directory tree. Quixote then maps a URL to a function or method inside the Python package; the function is then called with the contents of the HTTP request, and the results are returned to the client.
- Quixote is a web application framework developed and first released by the MNX in 2000 (or 2001).
- Quixote: a Python-Centric Web Application Framework, 22 July 2002, By Greg Ward, Linux Journal
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