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Python Tools for Visual Studio by Cathy Wang, Martino Sabia

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The Fabric library – the deployment and development task manager

Fabric is a Python library and a command-line tool that allows execution in application deployment and administration tasks. Essentially, Fabric is a tool that allows the developer to execute arbitrary Python functions via the command line and also a set of functions in order to execute shell commands on remote servers via SSH. Combining these two things together offers developers a powerful way to administrate the application workflow without having to remember the series of commands that need to be executed on the command line.

The library documentation can be found at http://fabric.readthedocs.org/.

Installing the library in PTVS is straightforward. Like all other libraries, to ...

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