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Zef is a comprehensive data-oriented library that unifies databases and real-time streaming data and managed effects to simplify building modern real-time reactive web applications directly from within Python.

Is Zef a Library or a Framework?

You can use it as either one.

  • Individual parts of Zef are incrementally adoptable as a library: import a part locally and start using it
  • You can build end-to-end reactive applications using Zef as a framework (🚧 work in progress 🚧). Read more about how Zef allows you to use Python for distributed computation, similar to Elixir.

Quick Start Guide