Web Services for SOAP HTTP-XML and HTTP-JSON with TGWebServices

TurboGears founder Kevin Dangoor has announced the release of TGWebServices, a multiprotocol web services toolkit for TurboGears. TGWebServices provides a super simple API for creating web services that are available via SOAP, HTTP->XML, and HTTP->JSON.

Features of TGWebServices :

* Outputs wrapped document/literal SOAP, which is the most widelycompatible format
* Provides enough type information for statically typed languages togenerate conveniently usable interfaces
* Can output instances of your own classes
* Works with TurboGears 1.0
* MIT license allows for unrestricted use

One of the major featuresis, TGWebServices code looks like a normal Python function.

You can easy_install TGWebServicesor can get it from the Python Cheeseshop

If you don’t know much about TurboGears, here’s anoverview. TurboGearsis a Python web application framework consisting of severalunderlying components such as MochiKit, SQLObject, CherryPy and Kid.TurboGears is designed around the MVC (model-view-controller)architecture, like Struts or Ruby on Rails, designed to make rapid webapplication development in Python easier and more maintainable.

TurboGears was created in 2005 by Kevin Dangoor. When he released it asan open source framework in the end of September 2005, it received morethan 30,000 screencast downloads in the first 3 months! As of Febuary2007, TurboGears has a large and vibrant community, nearly 3000 userson the high traffic TurboGears mailing list. Visit www.turbogears.orgto know more details.

TurboGears is equivalent to Ruby on Rails!

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