A Django blog. Formerly Oebfare by brosner.
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oebfare is the source code that runs the blog at http://oebfare.com. The code is freely available for you to use however you want. License ------- This source code is licensed under the BSD license. Dependancies ------------ * Django 1.0.1+ * docutils * markdown * pygments * django-comment-utils (http://github.com/jezdez/django-comment-utils/tree/master) * django-tagging * django-mailer * django-gravatar * django-elsewhere Checking out the source ----------------------- The source code for oebfare is hosted on GitHub. To clone the code run:: git clone git://github.com/brosner/oebfare.git You're all set! Installing ---------- To get yourself up and running with oebfare you have two options. Install the dependancies (listed above) manually or grab pip. The preferred way of setting things up is to work with pip and virtualenv. For the former, you are on your own. If you don't have pip or virtualenv here is a quick setup guide:: sudo easy_install pip sudo pip install virtualenv You don't have to use ``sudo``, but I did to show you it really should be installed globally. The last thing I *highly* recommend is using Doug Hellman's virtualenvwrapper:: sudo pip install virtualenvwrapper Head to http://pypi.python.org/pypi/virtualenvwrapper/ and read the quick setup to get virtualenvwrapper going for yourself. I will assume that is done correctly. Set up yourself a virtualenv for working with the oebfare code (you can use any env name below):: mkvirtualenv oebfare easy_install pip Now you are ready to install the dependancies using pip. Make sure you in the root of the oebfare source tree:: pip install -r requirements.txt You are all set! Configuration ------------- All settings should be provided in a ``local_settings.py`` file. This file is imported by ``settings.py`` to override any already defined settings. The only disadvantage to this method is you don't have access to the original values to append or modify in place (this shouldn't be a big deal). The most common settings you should likely need to configure are: * ``LOCAL_DEVELOPMENT`` * ``DEBUG`` * ``DATABASE_ENGINE`` * ``DATABASE_HOST`` * ``DATABASE_NAME`` * ``DATABASE_PASSWORD`` * ``DATABASE_PORT`` * ``DATABASE_USER`` * ``EMAIL_HOST`` * ``EMAIL_HOST_PASSWORD`` * ``EMAIL_HOST_USER`` * ``EMAIL_PORT`` * ``EMAIL_SUBJECT_PREFIX`` * ``EMAIL_USE_TLS`` * ``MEDIA_ROOT`` * ``MEDIA_URL`` This is by no means a complete list. The most important settings are going to be the database settings. Make sure you set them correctly. Notice the ``LOCAL_DEVELOPMENT`` settings. This setting is used to control whether the media in ``MEDIA_ROOT`` is served up at ``MEDIA_URL`` by default when running ``runserver``. This is handy for testing, but please do not use it in production. The setting name should hopefully defer that. Once you have your database settings configured go ahead and syncdb:: python manage.py syncdb And finally you can run the development server:: python manage.py runserver Point your browser at http://localhost:8000/. The blog is going to look remarkably like the one at http://oebfare.com/. Welcome to the oebfare world!