This repository contains a master Django project, documentation, and a demo app. Code for the individual components of the API is in separate packages, which this project depends on:
There's also a package to provide colourful district map tiles:
The following instructions are to setup your own instance of Represent. If you just want access to data, please read our API documentation.
Create a database and enable PostGIS (commands should be issued as user
createdb represent psql -c "CREATE EXTENSION postgis;" represent
Install the project:
pyvenv represent-env source represent-env/bin/activate git clone https://github.com/opennorth/represent-canada.git cd represent-canada pip install -r requirements.txt
DATABASES Django setting and and create the database tables:
cp represent/settings.py.example represent/settings.py $EDITOR represent/settings.py python manage.py migrate
You can launch a development server with:
python manage.py runserver
Download the data, and then symlink
represent-canada-data into the project directory:
mkdir data ln -s /path/to/represent-canada-data/ data/shapefiles
To load the data into the API, see the boundaries, representatives, and postcodes packages.
This repository is on GitHub: https://github.com/opennorth/represent-canada, where your contributions, forks, bug reports, feature requests, and feedback are greatly welcomed.
Copyright (c) 2017 Open North Inc., released under the MIT license