Head over to the new chapter in the Zato documentation to find out how to integrate Django and Flask applications with Zato services.

The service it uses is a hypothetical yet fully functional one which looks up and caches user data by their IDs.

The integration effort is presented from the point of view of both libraries using self-contained ready-to-use projects living on GitHub.

Simply put - it contains everything you need to integrate Django or Flask with Zato :-)

# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-

from __future__ import absolute_import, division, print_function, unicode_literals

# stdlib
from random import choice

# Zato
from zato.server.service import Service

# A set of first and last names to generate customer names from
first = ('Richard', 'Victoria', 'Sebastian', 'James', 'Hannah')
last = ('Ogden', 'Piper', 'Edmunds', 'Murray', 'Young')

# Redis key we store our cache under
CACHE_KEY = 'example:customer:by-id'

class GetCustomer(Service):
    name = 'customer.get2'

    def get_customer(self, cust_id):

        # Assume in an actual service this would look up the data in a real DB
        return '{} {}'.format(choice(first), choice(last))

    def handle(self):


        # Customer ID received on input
        cust_id = self.request.payload['cust_id']

        # Do we have their name in cache?
        name = self.kvdb.conn.hget(CACHE_KEY, cust_id)

        # If not, we need to ask the backend and cache the response
        if not name:
            name = self.get_customer(cust_id)
            self.kvdb.conn.hset(CACHE_KEY, cust_id, name)

        # Produce the response for the calling application.
        self.response.payload = {'name': name}

Django screenshots below:

![Screenshot] (https://zato.io/docs/_images/django-create-security.png)
![Screenshot] (https://zato.io/docs/_images/django-create-channel.png)
![Screenshot] (https://zato.io/docs/_images/django-result.png)