highly flexible, no magic input validation library.
pycerberus is a framework to check user data thoroughly so that you can protect your application from malicious (or just garbled) input data.
- Remove stupid code which converts input values: After values are validated, you can work with real Python types instead of strings - e.g. 42 instead of '42', convert database IDs to model objects transparently.
- Implement custom validation rules: Writing custom validators is straightforward, everything is well documented and pycerberus only uses very little Python magic.
- Focus on your value-adding application code: Save time by implementing every input validation rule only once, but 100% right instead of implementing a dozen different half-baked solutions.
- Ready for global business: i18n support (based on GNU gettext) is built in, adding custom translations is easy.
- Tune it for your needs: You can implement custom behavior in your validators, e.g. fetch translations from a database instead of using gettext or define custom translations for built-in validators.
- Use it wherever you like: pycerberus does not depend on specific contexts (e.g. web development) so you can also use it in every Python application.
released on 30 January 2010
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 29 May 2010.
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