SQL API for cartodb.com
Provides a node.js based API for running SQL queries against CartoDB.
- Users are authenticated over OAuth or via an API KEY.
- Authenticated requests to this API should always be made over SSL.
- postgres 9.0+ (with plpythonu extension for
- postgis 2.0+
- GDAL 1.9.2+ (bin utils)
- zip commandline tool
- node >=0.8.18
- npm >=1.2.1
Create and edit config/environments/.js from .js.example files.
You may find the ./configure script useful to make an edited copy for you,
./configure --help for a list of supported switches.
Make sure redis is running and knows about active cartodb user.
Make sure your PostgreSQL server is running, is accessible on
the host and port specified in the file, has
a 'publicuser' role (or whatever you set
directive to) and trusts user authentication from localhost
node app.js <environment>
Supported values are development, test, production
See doc/API.md for API documentation. For examples of use, see under test/.
If any issue arise see test/README.md
Note that the environment should be set to ensure the default PostgreSQL user is superuser (PGUSER=postgres make check).