What is web.py?:
web.py is a very clean and simple web framework / library written in Python to assist in the development of Python web applications. Where other frameworks may offer more features and complexity, web.py excels in keeping things simple and efficient. Although still in it's very early stages of development, web.py is already very useful for rapid implementation of simple Python web applications.
Who wrote it?:
Aaron Swartz, a student and web programmer built and continues to build web.py, among several other projects. Aaron released the first public version of web.py (0.11) on January 3rd, 2006.
Who uses it?:
The release of web.py coincided with the announcement that reddit.com had converted from it's original Lisp programming to Python, using the web.py framework. The full rewrite is said to have taken about a week with the new framework.
Where can I get it?:
You can download web.py from it's official web site. Since web.py is still in early development, expect the changes and updates to come fairly often and check back frequently.