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Daily Bytes

An online diary app where you can write whatever you wish and everything gets saved on the cloud.


To learn the Django framework

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Getting Started

To get a local copy up and running follow the steps below.


  1. Clone the repo git clone
  2. cd daily-bytes
  3. Create a virtual environment in Python: virtualenv -p python3 env
  4. Activate env: source env/bin/activate
  5. Install the requirements: pip3 install -r requirements.txt

Set up the environment variables

Create a .env file at the root of the directory and paste the below snippet in it and add your own credentials wherever required.

SECRET_KEY = 3s@8*%rpq13e03-5-_(9ow^*9f&c5rar(5wr%vhs=_k16@(r3i

SOCIAL_AUTH_GOOGLE_OAUTH2_KEY = <get one from Google developers console>
SOCIAL_AUTH_GOOGLE_OAUTH2_SECRET = <get one from Google developers console>

SOCIAL_AUTH_KEY = <get one from Google developers console>
SOCIAL_AUTH_SECRET = <get one from Google developers console>

EMAIL_HOST_USER = <your email id>
EMAIL_HOST_PASSWORD = <your regular/app-specific password>

DEBUG = True

TIME_ZONE = <your time zone>

ALLOWED_HOSTS = localhost,,,,,

Running the app

  • Create the database: python migrate
  • Create admin account: python createsuperuser
  • Run the app: python runserver


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Contributions are what make the open source community such an amazing place to be learn, inspire, and create. Any contributions you make are greatly appreciated. Go ahead and fork the project.


Distributed under the MIT License. See LICENSE for more information.


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