How to extend Tyk with Python

Rich plugins make it possible to write powerful Python middleware for Tyk.

The dynamically built Tyk binaries can expose and call Foreign Function Interfaces in guest languages that extend the functionality of a gateway process.

The plugins are able to directly call some Tyk API functions from within Python. They can also be configured so that they hook into various points along the standard middleware chain.

We’ve created documentation to help you write Python plugins for Tyk. Use the link below to find out more.

Tyk Python documentation
Python example