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Akhet is a set of tutorial-level documentation and convenience code for Pyramid. Version 2 focuses more heavily on documentation, and does not contain an application scaffold [1]. Instead, the documentation shows how to customize Pyramid's built-in scaffolds to give a Pylons-like environment. The documentation gives a walk-through of the default application's structure, highlighting Useful Bits of Information that are buried in the Pyramid manual or are not in the manual. It also discusses some alternative APIs and the tradeoffs between them. The Akhet library (the convenience classes) are unchanged in this release.

Akhet 2.0 runs on Python 2.5 - 2.7. The next version will probably add Python 3 and drop Python 2.5, as Pyramid 1.3 is doing.

The word "akhet" is the name of the hieroglyph that is Pylons' icon: a sun shining over two pylons. It means "horizon" or "mountain of light".

[1]The term "scaffold" is the same as "application template", "paster template", and "skeleton". Pyramid has standardized on the term "scaffold" to avoid confusion with HTML templates.