Sanic is a Python 3.7+ web server and web framework that’s written to go fast. It allows the usage of the async/await syntax added in Python 3.5, which makes your code non-blocking and speedy.
# What is it?
First things first, before you jump in the water, you should know that Sanic is different than other frameworks.
Right there in that first sentence there is a huge mistake because Sanic is both a framework and a web server. In the deployment section we will talk a little bit more about this.
But, remember, out of the box Sanic comes with everything you need to write, deploy, and scale a production grade web application. 🚀
To provide a simple way to get up and running a highly performant HTTP server that is easy to build, to expand, and ultimately to scale.
- Built in, fast web server
- Production ready
- Highly scalable
- ASGI compliant
- Simple and intuitive API design
- By the community, for the community
# Sanic Extensions [learn more]
- CORS protection
- Template rendering with Jinja
- Dependency injection into route handlers
- OpenAPI documentation with Redoc and/or Swagger
- Predefined, endpoint-specific response serializers
- Request query arguments and body input validation
- Auto create
Check out open collective (opens new window) to learn more about helping to fund Sanic.
# Join the Community
The main channel for discussion is at the community forums (opens new window). There also is a Discord Server (opens new window) for live discussion and chat.
[sanic] tag is actively monitored (opens new window) by project maintainers.
We are always happy to have new contributions. We have marked issues good for anyone looking to get started (opens new window), and welcome questions/answers/discussion on the forums (opens new window). Please take a look at our Contribution guidelines (opens new window).
# Who we are
2023 Steering Council
- @ahopkins v23 Release Manager
- @sjsadowski v23 Release Manager