Setup Virtual Environment, Create Heroku Account & Install PostgreSQL - Chat App Part1

Setup Virtual Environment, Create Heroku Account & Install PostgreSQL – Chat App Part1



In this video we setup a virtual environment, create an account in Heroku and install PostgreSQL locally in our system. This is Part 1 of the 13 part code-along video series on creating a chat application.

Resources:
Download source file:
Live link to final chat app:

Links referenced in this video:
pip:
virtualenv:
Homebrew:
Heroku:
PostgreSQL:

Videos in this series:
Part 0. Intro video:
Part 1. Setup virtual environment, Heroku & PostgreSQL: This video
Part 2. Create basic Flask app:
Part 3 . Add a basic form to the page using WTForms:
Part 4. Cleaner code with WTForms Macros:
Part 5. Use SQLAlchemy and Flask-SQLAlchemy to connect form to PostgreSQL database:
Part 6. Custom validator for WTForms/Flask-WTF:
Part 7: Create a login page:
Part 8: Hashing with PBKDF2 / Passlib:
Part 9. Session management with Flask-Login:
Part 10. Use Flask’s message flashing:
Part 11. Introduction to Polling, WebSocket & Socket.IO:
Part 12. Use Flask-SocketIO to create app:
Part 13. Deploy Flask app in Heroku:

6 thoughts on “Setup Virtual Environment, Create Heroku Account & Install PostgreSQL – Chat App Part1

  1. Estoy siguiendo este excelente tutorial, para instalar postgrees en windows no se como hacerlo con pip…, vi que instalan el psycopg2 con pip, esto podría estar bien?

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