DEPRECATED - use http://github.com/benoitc/erica instead.
CouchApp is designed to structure standalone CouchDB application development for maximum application portability.
CouchDB's replication means that programs running locally, can still be social. Applications control replication data-flows, so publishing messages and subscribing to other people is easy. Your users will see the benefits of the web without the hassle of requiring always-on connectivity.
Couchapp requires Python 2.5x or sup. To install couchapp using easy_install you must make sure you have a recent version of distribute installed:
$ curl -O http://python-distribute.org/distribute_setup.py $ sudo python distribute_setup.py $ easy_install pip
To install or upgrade to the latest released version of couchapp:
$ pip install couchapp
On OSX 10.6/10.7 you may need to set ARCH_FLAGS:
$ env ARCHFLAGS="-arch i386 -arch x86_64" pip install couchapp
To install/upgrade development version:
$ pip install git+http://github.com/couchapp/couchapp.git#egg=Couchapp
Note: some installations need to use sudo command beafore each command line.
Note on debian system don't forget to install python-dev.
To install on windows follow instructions here.
More installion options on the website.
Read the tutorial.