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This repo contains the source to the back-end of the SimpleIOT framework. It is here for those who want to install the system from source or work on the source.

Installation Instructions

Install from Source

To install from source, clone this repository, then install the following pre-requisite components:

  • Docker Desktop
  • CDK
  • NPM
  • NPM dependencies (via npm install) in directories containing package.json files.
  • Python 3.9+
  • Python dependencies in virtual envs, via
    • python3 -m venv venv
    • source venv/bin/activate
    • pip install -r requirements.txt

Once these are installed, you can manually run the installer by going into the simpleiot/sources/iotapi directory, and running invoke --list to see the list of commands.

The three stages of installation are:

  • invoke bootstrap
  • invoke deploy {team-name}
  • invoke dbsetup {team-name}

To clean up the back-end infrastructure and delete all generated settings, run:

  • invoke clean {team-name}

For more detailed information, consult simpleiot/sources/iotapi/