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- Sign up for a account at https://www.pythonanywhere.com/pricing/ Beginner account will also do :)
- Go to web tab
- Press on add a new app button (Remember that you can only run a single app with a free account)
- Configure the settings:
- Select web2py (If you want to deploy eden)
- Select the directory where you want to put the files of your app (By default it is /home/your_username/web2py/)
- Enter the administrative password.
- You will be issued with a domain which can be used to access your web2py server. (In case of a free account, it will be your_username.pythonanywhere.com)
- After completing configuration, go to Files tab
- There you will find a folder as specified by you in the configuration settings (web2py if you chose default settings)
- Go to Your_Folder/applications
- Here you can upload your Eden folder.
- You can directly pull code from github
- Go to Consoles tab and open Bash editor
- Go to applications directory of your web2py project(cd your_app_folder/applications/)
- $ Clone the repo you want to deploy : git clone https://github.com/username/repo_name
- You can also compress your project folder on your own PC, and upload it using the Files tab. Then, open a Bash console to run unzip to decompress the zipfile you've uploaded.
- You now have the web2py application you want to test ready for deployment. You can now go on and start the web2py server.
- Go to /home/your_username/web2py/ using the bash editor
- Run the following command:
- $ python web2py.py -a "your_desired_password"
- This will start the web2py server on your created domain for this app (https://your_username.pythonanywhere.com/ in case of a free account)
- You can now navigate to other tabs(or do other things) and the bash console will keep running as a separate thread. In order to kill the current console you can go to "Console" tab and kill the desired bash console from the list.
Creating MySQL Database
- In your pythonanywhere account go to Databases Tab
- Go to MySQL Tab
- Set the password for you MySQL connection then proceed
- In the Create Database portion enter the database name that you want, then click create.
4 The details of you database will be shown once you have successfully created it.
Database host address : username.mysql.pythonanywhere-services.com
Database name : username$databasename
Connecting your Database to Eden
- Proceed to the File Tab and navigate to your 000_config.py file. if you didn't change the name in the setup it will be in /home/username/web2py/applications/eden/models
- Uncomment and edit the following lines
settings.database.db_type = "mysql"
settings.database.host = "username.mysql.pythonanywhere-services.com"
settings.database.database = "username$databasename"
settings.database.username = "your pythonanywhere username"
settings.database.password = "MySQL password you created"
- Save it.
- Go back to your dashboard and proceed to Web Tab
- Click Reload and then proceed to accessing your Eden Site