Baseplate is a framework to build services on and a library of common and well-tested code to share. Its goal is to provide all the common things a service needs with as few surprises as possible. It can be divided up into three distinct categories of components, listed below.

The CLI Toolkit

Baseplate provides command line tools which are useful for running applications in production and development.

HTTP services can use Pyramid’s pshell in order to get an interactive shell.