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yellowant-sample-django-app

Sample Django application for creating a Todo List Manager for YellowAnt

Getting Started

These instructions will get you started with deploying this YellowAnt application under 15 minutes.

Prerequisites

Django v2
python3

Installation

Clone this repo.

Create a new virtual environment for this application and activate it. Python 3 Virtual Environment Tutorial

After activating the virtual environment, point to the root folder of this project and run:

pip install -r requirements.txt
python manage.py makemigrations
python manage.py migrate

Register this application with your YellowAnt Developer account

  1. Once you have logged into YellowAnt, head over to your team's subdomain developer page, https://your-team-subdomain.yellowant.com/developers/

  2. Click on the button "Create New Application"

  3. Fill the form and click on "Create Application": YellowAnt Create New App

    • Display Name: A human readable display name for the application.
    • Invoke Name: A simple single word which users can use to control this app.
    • Short Description: A human readable short description
  4. After the application is created you will be at the application overview page. You need update the application with more information and click on "Update Application". YellowAnt Update App YellowAnt Update App

    • API URL: The endpoint through which YellowAnt will communicate with this app.
    • Installation Website: The URL of your app where users will be able to begin integrating their YellowAnt accounts with this app.
    • Redirect URL: The endpoint at which YellowAnt will send the OAuth codes for user authentication.
    • Icon URL: A URI which points to an icon image for this app.
    • Creator Email: Your Email.
    • Privacy Policy URL: Any policy or TOC URL for your app.
    • Documentation URL: A documentation website URL for your app.
    • Is Application Active: set to "Active".
    • Is Application Production or Testing: set to "Production".
    • Application Visibility: set to "Public".
  5. You need to create the 5 functions that are understood by this Django app.

    1. createitem(title, description): create a new todo item
      • title [varchar, required]: title of a todo item
      • description [varchar]: extra details of a todo item
    2. getlist(): get a list of todo items
    3. getitem(id): get a single todo item
      • id [int, required]: id of the todo item
    4. updateitem(id, title, description): update a todo item
      • id [int, required]: id of the todo item
      • title [varchar]: new title of the todo item
      • description [varchar]: new description for the todo item
    5. deleteitem(id: int): delete a todo item
      • id [int, required]: id of the todo item

YellowAnt Create New Function YellowAnt Create New Input Arg

Example of how to create the function, createitem, which has two input arguments, title and description:

1. Click on "Add New Function".
2. Complete the form and click on "Create New Function":
    - Display Name: Human readable name for this function. e.g. "Create a Todo Item"
    - Invoke Name: A simple descriptive word for invoking this command. e.g. "createitem"
    - Description: Description. e.g. "Add a new item to your todo list"
    - Function Type: Set to "Command"
    - Is Function Active: Set to "Yes"
3. After creating a new function, you're at the function overview page, scroll down to the section for input arguments, and click on "Add New Input Arg".
4. Add a new input argument, title, and click on "Save":
    - Display Name: A simple description word for this argument. e.g. title
    - Description: Describe the use for this argument. e.g. A title which summarizes this todo
    - Type: The data type of this argument. e.g. varchar
    - Required: Toggle it on.
    - Input Example: A human readable example. e.g. Get Milk
4. Add a new input argument, description, and click on "Save":
    - Display Name: A simple description word for this argument. e.g. description
    - Description: Describe the use for this argument. e.g. Details about the todo item
    - Type: The data type of this argument. e.g. varchar
    - Required: Toggle it off.
    - Input Example: A human readable example. e.g. Get non-skimmed milk from Krogers at 4th Cross St.

Update variables and settings in the Django App

  1. Open up the file yellowant_todoapp/settings.py

  2. Update the variables YA_REDIRECT_URL, YA_APP_ID, YA_CLIENT_ID, YA_CLIENT_SECRET, YA_VERIFICATION_TOKEN from the application overview page:

    • YA_REDIRECT_URL: The Redirect URL
    • YA_APP_ID: The integer ID
    • YA_CLIENT_ID: The Client ID
    • YA_CLIENT_SECRET: The Client Secret
    • YA_VERIFICATION_TOKEN: The Verification Token

Run the Django application server

python manage.py runserver