Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!


+ 1

+ 1
Add tool
Get Advice from developers at your company using Private StackShare. Sign up for Private StackShare.
Learn More
Pros of Fabric
Pros of Forge
  • 23
  • 21
  • 5
    Low learning curve, from bash script to Python power
  • 5
    Installation feedback for Twitter App Cards
  • 3
    Easy to add any type of job
  • 3
    Single config file
  • 3
    Easy on maintainance
  • 3
    Installation? pip install fabric... Boom
  • 3
  • 2
    Easily automate any set system automation
  • 1
    Backward compatibility
  • 1
    Remote sudo execution
  • 1
    Crash Analytics
  • 1
  • 1

Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions

- No public GitHub repository available -

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.

What is Forge?

Fastest possible way to host lighting-fast static websites for small businesses, web startups, and app developers.

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

What companies use Fabric?
What companies use Forge?
See which teams inside your own company are using Fabric or Forge.
Sign up for Private StackShareLearn More

Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

What tools integrate with Fabric?
What tools integrate with Forge?

Blog Posts

What are some alternatives to Fabric and Forge?
Ansible is an IT automation tool. It can configure systems, deploy software, and orchestrate more advanced IT tasks such as continuous deployments or zero downtime rolling updates. Ansible’s goals are foremost those of simplicity and maximum ease of use.
Azure Service Fabric
Azure Service Fabric is a distributed systems platform that makes it easy to package, deploy, and manage scalable and reliable microservices. Service Fabric addresses the significant challenges in developing and managing cloud apps.
Kubernetes is an open source orchestration system for Docker containers. It handles scheduling onto nodes in a compute cluster and actively manages workloads to ensure that their state matches the users declared intentions.
It is an open-source template language written in Ruby. It is the backbone of Shopify themes and is used to load dynamic content on storefronts. It is safe, customer facing template language for flexible web apps.
Express your creativity with Material, an animation and graphics framework for Google's Material Design and Apple's Flat UI in Swift.
See all alternatives