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Currency Converter


Currency Converter is a web app for converting currencies.

Technology Stack

The app uses Foxrate XML-RPC API to obtain actual currency exchange rates. The data is retained in the local Redis database for 3 hours.


Deploy on Stackato

Server side:
$ kato role add redis # if not present

Client side:
$ git clone git://
$ cd bottle-currency
$ stackato push -n

Then open application in a browser.

$ stackato open

Without Stackato

It is possible to run the app without Stackato, if necessary.

  1. Install and start Redis database, see for details

  2. Install dependencies:

    $ pypm install -r requirements.txt

  3. Run the app:

    $ SELFHOST=1 python ./

Then open in a browser.

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