[EN] CouchApp I: setting up the environment

we will start our couchapp setting up the environment, for that we will install couchdb and couchapp


# install couchdb and python modules to install other modules
sudo apt-get install python-setuptools couchdb
# download pip
curl -O http://python-distribute.org/distribute_setup.py
sudo python distribute_setup.py
sudo easy_install pip
# install couchapp
sudo pip install couchapp

now that we have couchapp we will generate our project, we will call it "datos"


couchapp generate datos
cd datos
# edit the couchapprc file
vim .couchapprc

the .couchapprc file contains the targets where we can deploy our application, let's define the default target


{"env": {
"default": {
"db": "http://localhost:5984/datos"
}
}
}

save the content and run


couchapp push

it should display something like the following:


2010-10-22 10:21:10 [INFO] Visit your CouchApp here:
http://localhost:5984/datos/_design/datos/index.html

now go to that site with your browser, you should see a demo page.

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