Dream is a tidy, feature-complete web framework. It adheres to base OCaml types as much as possible, introducing only a few types of its own. Dream handlers and middlewares are just bare functions. Dream has a flat namespace and aims for maximal clarity.
Dream has a simple programming model where web apps are just functions.
This is free and open source software.
- Supports TLS, WebSockets, and GraphQL.
- HTML templates with embedded OCaml or Reason — use existing skills!
- Sessions with pluggable storage back ends.
- Composable middleware and routes.
- Easy HTTPS and HTTP/2 support — Dream runs without a proxy.
- Helpers for secure cookies and CSRF-safe forms. Cryptography helpers, key rotation, and a chosen cipher.
- Full-stack ML with clients compiled by Melange, ReScript, or js_of_ocaml.
- Log and OCaml runtime configuration.
- Easy-to-use, secure helpers for round-tripping cookies and forms.
- Templates that interleave OCaml with already-familiar HTML.
- Fully composable router.
- Session management with pluggable back ends.
- Unified, internationalization-friendly error handling that leaks no English strings from any level of your app.
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