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Iris 1.2

A general-purpose library for Python

Latest Version: 2.0

Iris
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Iris is a general-purpose, object-oriented and open source
Python library.

Iris is written in pure Python - it currently targets Python 2.7,
but future support for Python 3 is planned.


Modules
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All the modules reside within the **iris** package.

The most interesting ones are perhaps:

* **iris.ioc**, featuring a simple IoC container, that supports transient and singleton objects out
of the box and can be extended via OOP by introducing new registration kinds

* **iris.versioning**, introducing a *Version* class and a *VersionDirectory*,
that, for example, can return the file having the latest version in a directory

* **iris.maven**, dealing with *MavenArtifact* (which describes the Maven properties
of an artifact) and *MavenRepository*, to query a Maven repository using the concepts
introduced in the **versioning** module

* **iris.web**, whose *Page* class renders a web page, including its headers,
ready to be returned as the output, for instance, of a CGI script.
*SiteInfoService* and *RequestInfoService* show,
in a developer-friendly way, several important environment variables provided
by an Apache web server.

* **iris.rendering** abstracts the templating process by providing a *Model*
class that can be easily reused with different rendering technologies

* **iris.vars** enables developers to create boolean variables (instances of
*Flag*) whose value depends on the existence of underlying files -
which can be useful in some situations where multiple technologies are involved

* **iris.io** introduces simple I/O utilities

* **iris.strings** provides a *String* utility class, foreseeing a future porting
to Python 3


What's new in version 1.2
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* **iris.ioc**, a whole module dedicated to IoC and basic dependency injection

* some additions to **iris.io**, especially **PathOperations.linearWalk()** and
**FileUtils.openEncoded()**  
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