CouchApp: Standalone CouchDB Application Development Made Simple
CouchApp is designed to structure standalone CouchDB application development for maximum application portability.
Also, be sure to checkout our Erlang-based sibling, erica.
Deploy your apps to the client
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.
tests directory, copy
the settings, and then run the tests from the main
couchapp directory (as
the paths below are relative to that):
$ nosetests --tc-file=tests/config.ini
If you're wanting to generate code coverage reports (because you've got big plans to make our tests better!), you can do so with this command instead:
$ nosetests --with-coverage --cover-package=couchapp --cover-html --tc-file=tests/config.ini
Thanks for testing