Kore – secure web application framework for writing web APIs in C or Python

Kore is an easy to use, scalable and secure web application framework for writing web APIs in C or Python.

Its primary goals are security, scalability and allowing rapid development and deployment of such APIs.

Because of this Kore is an ideal candidate for building robust, scalable and secure web things.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Supports SNI.
  • Supports HTTP/1.1.
  • Websocket support.
  • TLS enabled by default.
  • Optional background tasks.
  • Built-in parameter validation.
  • Automatic HTTPS (via ACME protocol).
  • Fully privilege separated by default.
  • Optional asynchronous PostgreSQL support.
  • Private keys isolated in separate process (RSA and ECDSA).
  • Default sane TLS ciphersuites (PFS in all major browsers).
  • Modules can be reloaded on-the-fly, even while serving content.
  • Worker processes sandboxed on OpenBSD (pledge) and Linux (seccomp).
  • Optional support for asynchronous Python running on the Kore event loop.
  • Event driven (epoll/kqueue) architecture with per CPU worker processes.
  • Build your web application as a precompiled dynamic library or single binary.

Website: kore.io
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Joris Vink
License: ISC License

Kore is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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