Frappe Framework is a full-stack web based framework and it includes all the
tools needed to deploy a site into production. Database, caching, background
jobs, realtime notifications, etc are all configured when you set up a Frappe
Frappe framework is based on Python, so it uses the
virtualenv to setup
isolated environments for multiple Python versions. You can also use it to
deploy sites with different Frappe versions.
The following diagram closely resembles the
frappe-bench directory structure
and its interface with different parts of the stack.
To setup a Frappe based site, you need to first install Bench. If you haven't
installed it already, check out the Installation
You can create a new
frappe-bench setup by running the following command:
bench init frappe-bench
This command will do the following:
- Create a directory called
frappe-bench/apps within it.
- Setup a python virtual environment under
- Create a
frappe-bench/config folder to store redis configuration files.
frappe app and
pip install it.
- Install node packages.
- Build JS/CSS assets.
frappe-bench setup spawns it owns web, redis and node processes.