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Sample Django+React+Postgres application for use in Visual Studio Code and Azure
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Getting Started with Dev Containers

  1. Get set up with Visual Studio Code insiders, Docker and remote extensions instructions here

  2. If on windows, set git to use LF line endings:

    git config --global core.autocrlf false
  3. Clone repo

    git clone
  4. From Visual Studio Code Insiders, run the Remote-Containers: Open Folder in Container... and select the python-sample-tweeterapp folder

After the dev container has installed and files appear in the explorer, you are good to go!

Run some code!

Build the node front end by opening a new terminal with Ctrl-Shift-` , and running:

npm install
npm run dev

Start the Django server by opening a new terminal (Ctrl-Shift-` ), and running:

python migrate
python loaddata initial_data
python runserver



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