weppy extensions extend the functionality of weppy in various different ways.

Extensions are listed on the Extension Registry and can be downloaded with easy_install or pip. A good habit in adding extension to your application would be to declare them as dependencies in your requirements.txt or setup.py file: this way they will be installed with a simple command or when your application installs.

Using extensions

Extensions typically have documentation that goes along and shows how to correctly use them. In general, weppy extensions should be named in the format weppy-Foo and have a package-name like weppy_foo. If the extensions is written following the suggested pattern, using it in your application will be quite easy:

from weppy import App
from weppy_foo import Foo

app = App(__name__)

# configure the extension
app.config.Foo.someparam = "something"
# add the extension to our app
# access extension attributes and methods

That's all.
As you can see from the example, extensions have a namespace that access your app's configuration, and after you added the extension to your application using the use_extension() method, you can access the extension instance at app.ext.<extension_name>.

Building extensions

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