[mod_python] ANN: Vampire 1.7 is now available.

Graham Dumpleton grahamd at dscpl.com.au
Wed Jun 8 17:37:55 EDT 2005

FYI. I forgot to generate the HTML documentation and include it in the 
ball when I released it. I have now updated the same tar ball to include
the HTML documentation. It is the same documentation as on the web site,
but if you are interested you can download it again.

If you had docutils installed, you could also generate the HTML 
yourself by running:


in the top level source directory.


On 08/06/2005, at 4:20 PM, Graham Dumpleton wrote:

> Vampire 1.7 is now available.
>    http://www.dscpl.com.au/projects/vampire
>    http://www.dscpl.com.au/downloads/vampire-1.7-20050608.tar.gz
> Vampire is an extension module for mod_python, which provides a more
> flexible dispatch mechanism for basic content handlers, as well as an
> alternative implementation of the mod_python.publisher module. A range
> of other useful features are also provided which make using mod_python
> a much more pleasant experience. Note that Vampire is not strictly a
> framework in itself, it is essentially glue to help you make it easier
> to use mod_python.
> For a quick overview of the features that Vampire provides check out:
>   http://www.dscpl.com.au/projects/vampire/articles/vampire-001.html
> For a full list of changes in this new version check out:
>   http://www.dscpl.com.au/projects/vampire/changes.html
> As usual, some bugs have been fixed in this version, along with some 
> new
> features and improvements.
> One of the more significant changes is the ability to optionally 
> install
> import hooks so that the "import" syntax can be used to import file 
> based
> modules using the Vampire module importing and caching system. This 
> means
> that if using Cheetah Templates and a template extends another, a 
> change
> in the base class template will now result in the derived template 
> being
> automatically reloaded without the derived class template needing to be
> recompiled.
> Another change is the inclusion of a new wrapper class and changes to
> some of the existing wrapper classes, such that if a class type is 
> wrapped,
> an instance of that class will be created automatically to handle each
> request thus making it easier to construct servlet like handlers.
> The range of examples included has been expanded upon, with better
> examples on use of HTMLTemplate, Cheetah Templates, PSP, sessions and
> the forms based login mechanism, as well as more basic examples of 
> using
> the wrapper classes to enhance basic content handlers.
> Enjoy.
> --
> Graham Dumpleton (grahamd at dscpl.com.au)
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