An example app that shows how to setup an app using environment variables (envs) with Zappa
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README.md

zappa-django-example-blog

An example app that shows how to setup an app using environment variables (envs) with Zappa

Setup Guide

Clone repo

git clone

Create virtualenv

mkvirtualenv bjblog -a ~/yourpathto/repo

Set Environment Varialbes (Required Variables Below)

DATABASE_ENGINE=django.db.backends.mysql
DATABASE_NAME=zappa_blog
DATABASE_USER=zappa_user
DATABASE_PASSWORD=zappa_password
DATABASE_HOST=zappa-blog.somecrud.us-east-1.rds.amazonaws.com
DATABASE_PORT=3306
SECRET_KEY=yoursecretkey
STATIC_URL=/static/
DEBUG=True
REDIS_HOST=yourhost.com:6379
STATICFILES_LOCATION=your-bucket-prod-static
MEDIAFILES_LOCATION=your-bucket-prod-media
STATIC_VERSION=1.0
AWS_STORAGE_BUCKET_NAME=your-bucket
AWS_S3_CUSTOM_DOMAIN=your-bucket.s3.amazonaws.com

Install Requirements

pip install -r requirements.txt

Zappa Init

Make sure you have the domain setting set in your stage in the zappa_settings.json file.

zappa init

Zappa Deploy

zappa deploy dev

Migrate DB

zappa manage migrate

Collectstatic

zappa manage prod "collectstatic --noinput"

Create SSL via API Gateway

Open the AWS Management Console and create a ACM certificate, validate via email and then use in the API Gateway console.