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Place Pulse

To run Place Pulse on a Mac using Homebrew: If Homebrew is already installed, you can skip step 1 of the Database Setup. If you prefer not to use Homebrew, install MongoDB using the intructions on their website and then pickup from step 2.

Database Setup

Open Terminal and type (without the $)
$ ruby <(curl -fsSk
$ sudo mkdir -p /data/db/
$ sudo chown `id -u` /data/db
$ mongod

Site Setup

Clone Place-Pulse from GitHub
Open Terminal and type (without the $)
$ cd /in/to/the/directory/you/just/cloned
$ virtualenv ./PlacePulse --distribute
$ source
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
$ python ./

Open up http://localhost:8000/


To deploy, you'll need to figure this out on your own depending on your setup. The code on GitHub was deployed using Tornado and WSGI. Now, for most projects, I (Phil Salesses) user Heroku and GUnicorn. For deployment instructions, contact for help.


Place Pulse by Phil Salesses, Paul Sawaya, Michael Wong, Michael Xu, Deepak Jagdish and César Hidalgo is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.

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