Kegbot Server Overview¶
Kegbot Server is the web service behind Kegbot. It serves as both a frontend for visual navigaton of drinking activity, as well as the backend for all Kegbot data.
New: The easiest way to get going is by following the Digital Ocean Install Instructions.
For those already familiar with Linux, these ultra-quick install instructions may suffice:
$ virtualenv ~/kb # create a new home for kegbot $ . ~/kb/bin/activate # step into it (kb) $ pip install kegbot # install the latest kegbot release (kb) $ setup-kegbot.py # interactive configuration tool (kb) $ kegbot runserver # run the dev web server Development server is running at http://127.0.0.1:8000/
Read on for detailed, step-by-step instructions.
Kegbot Server is built on a number of open source projects. The major dependencies are:
In addition, Kegbot Server requires several Python modules which are installed automatically by the Python package manager.
Supported Operating Systems¶
Kegbot Server should run on any UNIX-based operating system. Since there are many possible distributions, the examples in this document are written for Debian/Ubuntu and Mac OS X (Homebrew) package managers.
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