#VPR App Template Used to create and push static web applications for hosting on Amazon S3.
This stack is used by VPR to publish news apps and can be used for anything from building a blog to creating more advanced web applications.
Flask: Used for local development
Frozen-Flask: Freezes Flask application into a series of static files
Jinja: Python templating language
Bootstrap: Twitter's HTML/CSS/JS framework
Sass: CSS extension that allows for variables, inheritance, and even logic in stylesheets
Compass: A Sass "framework"
Clone the repository
$ git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:vprnet/app-template.git
Create Virtual Environment in project
$ cd app-template $ virtualenv venv
Enter virtual environment
$ source venv/bin/activate
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
$ cp main/_config.py main/config.py
These settings can be configured later (see "Deploy" below)
Install grunt modules (read this if getting started with Grunt)
$ cd main/static $ npm install
To get grunt running in the background:
$ cd main/static $ grunt
To run local server, get back to project root and run:
$ python runserver.py
The project will be viewable at http://127.0.0.1:5000/
Create an S3 bucket to serve content using Amazon's documentation for hosting a static website
Configure AWS settings in
Freeze files and push to S3
$ python runserver.py freeze
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