[ANN] CherryPy 0.6 released (SSL support)

Remi Delon remi@cherrypy.org
Mon, 2 Sep 2002 10:51:06 +0200

We're pleased to announce the release of CherryPy-0.6.

This release adds SSL support to CherryPy (based on PyOpenSSL).

Many thanks to Martin Sj=F6gren for his PyOpenSSL package and to Mark Wor=
for his contribution to the CherryPy SSL code.

About CherryPy:

CherryPy is a Python-based tool for developing dynamic websites. It
uses many powerful concepts together, which makes it unique in its
approach to website development.
CherryPy sits between an application server and a compiler. You write
source files, compile them with CherryPy and CherryPy generates an
executable containing everything to run the website (including an HTTP

Key properties/features of CherryPy are:
   - Based exclusively on Python (runs everywhere Python runs)
   - Delivers fast, robust, and scalable websites
   - Developers can use OOP as well as AOP (Aspect Oriented
Programming) concepts to develop websites
   - True separation of content and presentation
   - Simple but powerful templating language
   - "HTML editor safe" templating language (templates can go back and
forth between designers and developers)
   - Powerful standard libraries to make your life easy

Other properties/features are:
   - Can be linked to many databases (Oracle, Sybase, MySql,
PostgreSql, ...)
   - Can run behind another webserver (Apache, ...)
   - Easy clustering and load-balancing set up for high-traffic
   - Built-in caching capability
   - SSL support