a YAML parser and emitter for Python.
- a complete YAML 1.1 parser. In particular, PyYAML can parse all examples from the specification. The parsing algorithm is simple enough to be a reference for YAML parser implementors.
- Unicode support including UTF-8/UTF-16 input/output and \u escape sequences.
- low-level event-based parser and emitter API (like SAX).
- high-level API for serializing and deserializing native Python objects (like DOM or pickle).
- support for all types from the YAML types repository. A simple extension API is provided.
- both pure-Python and fast LibYAML-based parsers and emitters.
- relatively sensible error messages.
released on 28 August 2016
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 February 2017.
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