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Turn a Python script into a Web Application

You write Python code. You visit websites. You think to yourself "Making my code into a website sounds hard", so you've never made your code into a website.

Until now.

That's because right now, you're about to spend about an hour to turn a simple Python function into a website anyone can visit. That website runs your function (with arguments chosen by the visitor) and shows the result, computed in real-time, to that visitor. This is your first step to "The Social Network"-level fame. You rejoice*.

Before the talk

You will need a few accounts. Those accounts will want you to confirm your email address. You will not need a credit card.

Steps

  1. Get an account at github.com
  2. Once you create an account, you should visit the fibonacci repository and click the "fork" button at the top right.
  • It will ask you to verify your email.
  • Verify your email!
  • Then, come back to the the fibonacci repository and click fork again. It should work this time.
  1. Get an account on heroku.com.

What kind of computer should I bring? Do I need to install stuff?

Any regular computer will work (windows/apple/linux). We will do everything in the browser, so you don't need to install a thing :-)

During the talk

During this talk, you'll want a few links handy. Ths

* not rejoicing? Send your complaints to john@jthess.com

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