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Background Processing for Python 3.

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A fast and reliable distributed task processing library for Python 3.

Support Dramatiq via Patreon
Support Dramatiq via Tidelift


If you want to use it with RabbitMQ

pip install 'dramatiq[rabbitmq, watch]'

or if you want to use it with Redis

pip install 'dramatiq[redis, watch]'

Supporting the Project

If you use and love Dramatiq and want to make sure it gets the love and attention it deserves then you should consider supporting the project. There are three ways in which you can do this right now:

  1. If you're a company that uses Dramatiq in production then you can get a Tidelift subscription. Doing so will give you an easy route to supporting both Dramatiq and other open source projects that you depend on.
  2. If you're an individual or a company that doesn't want to go through Tidelift then you can support the project via Patreon.
  3. If you're a company and neither option works for you and you would like to receive an invoice from me directly then email me at and let's talk.


Make sure you've got RabbitMQ running, then create a new file called

import dramatiq
import requests
import sys
def count_words(url):
    response = requests.get(url)
    count = len(response.text.split(" "))
    print(f"There are {count} words at {url!r}.")

if __name__ == "__main__":

In one terminal, run your workers:

dramatiq example

In another, start enqueueing messages:


Check out the user guide to learn more!


dramatiq is licensed under the LGPL. Please see COPYING and COPYING.LESSER for licensing details.

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