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IcyPhotos

Photo sharing and gallery application. Built with Node/Express/MongoDB

Getting Started

git clone https://github.com/marciandmnd/IcyPhotos.git
cd IcyPhotos
npm install

Next, configure the necessary environment variables. See Prerequisites section below.

npm start

Prerequisites

IcyPhotos uses AWS S3 for storing photos. Also, MongoDB is used to store photo meta data and user data. So, the following environment variables are required:

AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=xxx
AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY=xxx
S3_BUCKET=xx
MONGODB_URI=xx

These environement variables should be defined in a .env file in the project's root directory.

Running the tests

npm test

Deployment

IcyPhotos is pre-configured to be easily deployed to Heroku. Simply push the repo to your Heroku node application.

Built With

Contributing

Pull requests welcome!

Versioning

We use SemVer for versioning. For the versions available, see the tags on this repository.

Authors

License

This project is licensed under the MIT License - see the LICENSE.md file for details

Acknowledgments

Authors of Node.js in Action:

  • Mike Cantelon
  • Marc Harter
  • T.J. Holowaychuk
  • Nathan Rajlich