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Authomatic 0.1.0.post1

Authorization / authentication client library for Python web applications

Authomatic is a framework agnostic library for Python web applications with a minimalistic but powerful interface which simplifies authentication of users by third party providers like Facebook or Twitter through standards like OAuth and OpenID.

For more info visit the project page at


  • Loosely coupled.
  • Tiny but powerful interface.
  • The python-openid library is the only optional dependency.
  • Framework agnostic thanks to adapters. Out of the box support for Django, Flask, Pyramid and Webapp2.
  • Ready to accommodate future authorization/authentication protocols.
  • Makes provider API callls a breeze.
  • Asynchronous requests.
  • JavaScript library as a bonus.
  • Out of the box support for:
    • OAuth 1.0a providers: Bitbucket, Flickr, Meetup, Plurk, Twitter, Tumblr, UbuntuOne, Vimeo, Xero, Xing and Yahoo.
    • OAuth 2.0 providers: Amazon, Behance, Bitly, Cosm, DeviantART, Eventbrite, Facebook, Foursquare, GitHub, Google, LinkedIn, PayPal, Reddit, Viadeo, VK, WindowsLive, Yammer and Yandex.
    • python-openid and Google App Engine based OpenID.


The package is licensed under MIT license.


Requires Python 2.6 and newer. Python 3.x support added in Authomatic 0.0.11 thanks to Emmanuel Leblond.

Live Demo

There is a Google App Engine based live demo app running at which makes use of most of the features.


Contributions of any kind are very welcome. If you want to contribute, please read the Development Guide first. The project is hosted on GitHub.


Read the exhaustive documentation at

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