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README.md

Little Corner

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Little Corner is a website that is used to pull your entire web presence into one place. It runs on Ruby on Rails, doesn't use a database, and is Heroku-ready. You can see it in action at http://jameschevalier.us

Compatible Services

  • Blog (via RSS)
  • Delicious
  • Flickr
  • Foursquare
  • GitHub
  • Google Analytics
  • Gravatar
  • Instagram
  • Last.FM
  • Soundcloud
  • Tumblr
  • Twitter
  • Untappd
  • Woopra

How To Get It Going

Get the code

  1. Open Terminal
  2. Copy Little-Corner locally with git clone git@github.com:JamesChevalier/Little-Corner.git
  3. Change directory into Little-Corner with cd Little-Corner

Complete initial configuration

  1. Run rake secret and replace the secret_token in config/initializers/secret_token.rb with the result of this command
  2. Edit config/environment.rb as completely as possible
  3. Replace public/favicon.ico with your own favicon
  4. Replace /app/assets/images/bg.jpg with your own background image
    • Make sure your background image has the same filename
    • A larger-sized image is best; something like 1920x1200, or 1280x800
  5. Add your own projects images (150w x 80h) to the /app/assets/images directory
  6. Edit app/views/projects/index.html.erb to add your projects

Deploy initial version

  1. Commit your configuration changes with git add .; git commit -m "Update Config"
  2. Create your Heroku app with heroku create
  3. Deploy Little-Corner to Heroku with git push heroku master

Configure individual services

The sections below describe how to enable each individual service. Some of the steps in each section might duplicate steps you completed in the Complete initial configuration, above. If you aren't enabling one of them, just skip that section.

Flickr

  • Register your application at http://www.flickr.com/services/apps/create/apply/
    • Set the Name of your app to "Little-Corner" (or something similar, if they require unique names)
    • Enter a description for your app, or copy this: "I'm setting up Little Corner. https://github.com/JamesChevalier/Little-Corner Little Corner is a website that is used to pull your entire web presence into one place. It runs on Ruby on Rails, doesn't use a database, and is Heroku-ready."
  • You can get your User ID through http://idgettr.com/
  • Edit the /config/environment.rb file:
    • Set the value for ENABLE_FLICKR to true
    • Set the value for FLICKR_API_KEY
    • Set the value for FLICKR_API_SECRET
    • Set the value for FLICKR_USER_ID to your user ID
    • Set the value for FLICKR_USER_NAME to your user name
  • Commit your changes with git add .; git commit -m "Configure Flickr"
  • Deploy Little-Corner to Heroku with git push heroku master

Foursquare

  • Register your application at https://foursquare.com/developers/apps
    • Set the Name of your app to "Little-Corner" (or something similar, if they require unique names)
    • Set Download / welcome page url to your website's location
    • Set Redirect URI to "http://YOURDOMAIN/foursquare/callback"
    • Check the box for Web Connect Support
  • Edit the /config/environment.rb file:
    • Set the value for ENABLE_FOURSQUARE to true
    • Set the value for FOURSQUARE_CLIENT_ID
    • Set the value for FOURSQUARE_CLIENT_SECRET
    • Set the value for FOURSQUARE_USER_NAME to your user name
  • Commit your changes with git add .; git commit -m "Configure Foursquare"
  • Deploy Little-Corner to Heroku with git push heroku master
  • Go to http://YOURDOMAIN/foursquare/connect in your browser
  • Edit the /config/environment.rb file:
    • Set the value for FOURSQUARE_OAUTH_TOKEN
  • Commit your changes with git add .; git commit -m "Configure Foursquare"
  • Deploy Little-Corner to Heroku with git push heroku master

Instagram

  • Register for Developer access at http://instagr.am/developer/register/
  • Register your application at http://instagr.am/developer/manage/
    • Set Application Name to "Little Corner"
    • Set Description to "Little Corner pulls your entire web presence into one place."
    • Set Website to your website's location
    • Set OAuth redirect_uri to "http://YOURDOMAIN/instagram/callback"
  • Edit the /config/environment.rb file:
    • Enable Instagram by setting the value for ENABLE_INSTAGRAM to 1
    • Set the value for INSTAGRAM_CLIENT_ID
    • Set the value for INSTAGRAM_CLIENT_SECRET
  • Commit your changes with git add .; git commit -m "Configure Instagram"
  • Deploy Little-Corner to Heroku with git push heroku master
  • Open http://YOURDOMAIN/instagram/connect in your browser
  • Edit the /config/environment.rb file:
    • Set the value for INSTAGRAM_ACCESS_TOKEN to the Access Token provided
  • Commit your changes with git add .; git commit -m "Configure Instagram"
  • Deploy Little-Corner to Heroku with git push heroku master

Last.FM

  • Register your application at http://www.last.fm/api/accounts
    • Set the Application/Device Name to "Little-Corner" (or something similar, if they require unique names)
    • Set the Application Description to "My instance of Little-Corner"
    • Set the Application Homepage to your website's location
    • You don't need to fill out the rest of the form
  • Edit the /config/environment.rb file:
    • Set the value for ENABLE_LAST_FM to true
    • Set the value for LAST_FM_USER to your user name
    • Set the value for LAST_FM_API_KEY
    • Set the value for LAST_FM_API_SECRET
  • Commit your changes with git add .; git commit -m "Configure Last.FM"
  • Deploy Little-Corner to Heroku with git push heroku master

Soundcloud

  • Register your application at http://soundcloud.com/you/apps
    • Set the Title of your app to "Little-Corner" (or something similar, if they require unique names)
  • Edit the /config/environment.rb file:
    • Set the value for ENABLE_SOUNDCLOUD to true
    • Set the value for SOUNDCLOUD_CLIENT_ID
    • Set the value for SOUNDCLOUD_USER_NAME to your user name
  • Commit your changes with git add .; git commit -m "Configure Soundcloud"
  • Deploy Little-Corner to Heroku with git push heroku master

Tumblr

  • Edit the /config/environment.rb file:
    • Set the value for ENABLE_TUMBLR to true
    • Set the value for TUMBLR_USER_NAME to your user name
  • Commit your changes with git add .; git commit -m "Configure Tumblr"
  • Deploy Little-Corner to Heroku with git push heroku master

Twitter

  • Register your application at https://dev.twitter.com/apps
    • Set the Name of your app to "Little-Corner" (or something similar, if they require unique names)
    • Set the Description of your app to "Little Corner pulls your entire web presence into one place."
    • Set Website to your website's location
    • Set Callback URL to "http://YOURDOMAIN/twitter/callback"
  • Edit the /config/environment.rb file:
    • Set the value for ENABLE_TWITTER to true
    • Set the value for TWITTER_CONSUMER_KEY
    • Set the value for TWITTER_CONSUMER_SECRET
    • Set the value for TWITTER_ACCESS_TOKEN
    • Set the value for TWITTER_ACCESS_TOKEN_SECRET
    • Set the value for TWITTER_USER_NAME to your user name
  • Commit your changes with git add .; git commit -m "Configure Twitter"
  • Deploy Little-Corner to Heroku with git push heroku master

Untappd

  • Register your application at https://untappd.com/api/register?register=new
    • Set the Email address to your email address (crazy, right?)
    • Set the Application Name to "Little-Corner" (or something similar, if they require unique names)
    • Set the Support URL to "http://YOURDOMAIN/contact"
    • Set the Description of your app to "Little Corner pulls your entire web presence into one place."
  • Edit the /config/environment.rb file:
    • Set the value for ENABLE_UNTAPPD to true
    • Set the value for UNTAPPD_CLIENT_ID
    • Set the value for UNTAPPD_CLIENT_SECRET
    • Set the value for UNTAPPD_GMT_OFFSET
      • Go to http://whatismytimezone.com/ and locate the first line that starts with The current time is... It will indicate your +/- GMT offset. For example, The current time is Sat Jul 06 2013 12:06:26 GMT-0400 (EDT) indicates that the GMT offset is "-4" because of the GMT-0400 part of the line.
  • Commit your changes with git add .; git commit -m "Configure Untappd"
  • Deploy Little-Corner to Heroku with git push heroku master
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