Glossary

Interface
An attribute of a model object that determines its type. It is an instance of a zope.interface Interface class. See the online documentation for more information.
Setuptools
Setuptools builds on Python’s distutils to provide easier building, distribution, and installation of packages.
Virtualenv
An isolated Python environment. Allows you to control which packages are used on a particular project by cloning your main Python. virtualenv was created by Ian Bicking.
ZCML
XML-based configuration language used by Zope.
ZMI
Zope offers the ZMI (Zope Managment Interface) for managing your Zope site through a browser. You can get to it by going to the path /manage in your Zope site and logging in with credentials for a user with role Manager.
Zope
The Z Object Publishing Framework. The granddaddy of Python web frameworks.
ZODB
The ZODB is the object database included in Zope.