Furnace framework

The furnace vocabulary implements a full-featured web framework on top of the HTTP server. Some of its features include:
Session management capable of load-balancing and fail-over
Form components and validation
Authentication system with basic authentication or login pages, and pluggable authentication backends
Easy Atom feed syndication
Conversation scope and asides for complex page flow

Major functionality:
Furnace actions
Furnace alloy responder
Furnace persistence layer
Furnace presentation layer
Furnace authentication
Load balancing and fail-over with Furnace

Form submission referrer checking
Furnace redirection support
Furnace extension points
Miscellaneous Furnace features

Related frameworks:
Database library
XML parser
HTTP server
Logging framework
URL objects