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README.md

Getting Started with Python, Flask, SQLAlchemy, JSON, JQuery, and Heroku

Run Locally

  1. Setup virtualenv

  2. Setup PostgreSQL

    Set the DATABASE_URL environment variable to point to your PostgreSQL server:

     export DATABASE_URL=postgres://foo:foo@localhost/helloheroku
    

    Create the database schema:

     python manage.py createDbSchema
    
  3. Start Flask Server

     python web.py
    
  4. Test out the app

    http://localhost:5000

Run on Heroku

  1. Create the app

     heroku create -s cedar
    
  2. Add the Heroku Shared Database Add-on

     heroku addons:add shared-database
    
  3. Deploy the app

     git push heroku master
    
  4. Create the database schema

     heroku run "python manage.py createDbSchema"
    
  5. Open the app in your browser

     heroku open
    
  6. Verify that it works

  7. Switch the app to PROD mode

     heroku config:add PROD=True