Project Useful is a Ruby on Rails-based project management system implementing the Scrum Agile methodology.
Ruby version 2 or later
MySQL or MariaDB 5.1 or later
The system is being developed on a system using MySQL 5.1.46. Later versions as well MariaDB should also work.
Create a database for production. If you plan to do development or testing of the system you'll also need a corresponding database.
Create a user for Project Useful and grant all rights to the databases to the user. Make sure to update your config/database.yml file with the appropriate database, username, and password.
Make sure you update your secret token before running the application! config/initializers/secret_token.rb
Author, Copyright, and License
Project Useful is copyright 2018 by William B. Hauck, www.wbhauck.com .
Project Useful is released under the GNU Affero General Public License. See the LICENSE file for details.
Sections still to write
The datatbase currently needs to be setup manually. Login with admin privileges (root) and create a new database for Project Useful. Then grant permissions to a new database user that you want to own the database. Replace USER and PASSWORD with appropriate information.
create database project_useful; grant all on projectuseful.* to 'USER'@'DATABASE_SERVER' identified by 'PASSWORD';
How to run the test suite
Services (job queues, cache servers, search engines, etc.)
ProjectUseful.org is currently running through Apache / Phusion Passenger. Setup a virtual host for the application similar to the following:
<VirtualHost *:80> ServerName "www.DOMAINNAME.org" ServerAlias "DOMAINNAME.org" DocumentRoot /path/to/project_useful/public ErrorLog "logs/www.DOMAINNAME.org-error_log" CustomLog "logs/www.DOMAINNAME.org-access_log" common RailsBaseURI /rails <Directory "/path/to/project_useful/public"> Options FollowSymLinks Includes AllowOverride None Order deny,allow Allow from all </Directory> </VirtualHost>