Django on DotCloud
This code shows how to run a very simple Django application on DotCloud.
It is fully functional, in the sense that you don't have any hand-editing
to do to deploy it: it automatically deploys a PostgreSQL database,
includes it in
settings.py, creates a superuser for you, and uses
collectstatic. Batteries Included!
To run this code on DotCloud, you need a DotCloud account (free tier available). Then clone this repository, and push it to DotCloud:
$ git clone git://github.com/dotcloud/django-on-dotcloud.git $ cd django $ dotcloud push hellodjango
Happy hacking! Remember: each time you modify something, you need to
git add + git commit your changes before doing
This repository is also a step-by-step tutorial: each commit corresponds to one step, with the commit message providing explanations.
You can view the whole tutorial, and the modified files at each step, with at least three different methods:
- by using GitHub's awesome compare view: you will see the list of commits involved in the tutorial, and by clicking on each individual commit, you will see the file modifications for this step;
- by running
git log --patch --reverse begin..endin your local repository, for a text-mode equivalent (with the added benefit of being available offline!);
- by browsing a more traditional version on DotCloud's documentation website.