What is Fabric?
Fabric is a Python (2.5-2.7) library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks. It provides a basic suite of operations for executing local or remote shell commands (normally or via sudo) and uploading/downloading files, as well as auxiliary functionality such as prompting the running user for input, or aborting execution.
Fabric is a tool in the Server Configuration and Automation category of a tech stack.
Fabric is an open source tool with 12.5K GitHub stars and 1.8K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Fabric's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Fabric?
183 companies reportedly use Fabric in their tech stacks, including Instagram, Robinhood, and Coursera.
194 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Fabric.
Pros of Fabric
Jan 18, 2018 at 7:43AM
- Lets you execute arbitrary Python functions via the command line
- Library of subroutines (built on top of a lower-level library) to make executing shell commands over SSH easy and Pythonic
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