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TreeFrog Framework is a high-speed and full-stack web application framework based on C++ and Qt, which supports HTTP and WebSocket protocol. Web applications can run faster than that of lightweight programming language. In application development, it provides an O/R mapping system and template system on an MVC architecture, aims to achieve high productivity through the policy of convention over configuration.


  • High performance - Highly optimized Application server engine of C++
  • O/R mapping - Conceals complex and troublesome database accesses
  • Template system - ERB-like template engine adopted
  • Supports for many DB - MySQL, PostgreSQL, ODBC, SQLite, Oracle, DB2, InterBase, MongoDB and Redis.
  • WebSocket support - Providing full-duplex communications channels
  • Generator - Generates scaffolds and Makefiles automatically
  • Supports various response types - JSON, XML and CBOR
  • Cross-platform - Windows, macOS, Linux, etc. Write once, compile anywhere.
  • OSS - New BSD License


TreeFrog uses the qt qmake build system.

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Get additional information:

API Reference


Discussion group for TreeFrog Framework:!forum/treefrogframework

Docker Images

  $ docker pull treefrogframework/treefrog

MongoDB communication

TreeFrog Framework uses the 10gen-supported C driver to communicate with the MongoDB server. The source code of the driver is included in this package. See the README also.

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