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HTML form management and validation.

Flatland manages the mapping between structured Python application data and the flat key/value namespace of forms. Features include:

  • Declarative form specification
  • Conversion to and from native Python types and Unicode
  • Structured data: lists, dicts, lists of dicts, etc.
  • JavaScript-safe name flattening by default
  • Schema-driven, directed expansion of incoming key/value pairs- only expected request data is examined and parsed
  • Compound fields
  • Validation
  • Strong value defaulting, pre-populating re-populating and roundtripping
  • Namespacing: easily manage multiple forms in a single page
  • Works on form and JSON data


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License:BSD 3ClauseKelly Hopkins3 February 2010
License:ExpatKelly Hopkins3 February 2010

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Jason Kirtland Maintainer

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 February 2010.


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