A photo/image/video sharing app in Python

Cai Gengyang gengyangcai at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 13:00:24 CEST 2015

On Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 5:48:26 PM UTC+8, Cai Gengyang wrote:
> On Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 2:34:20 PM UTC+8, Chris Angelico wrote:
> > On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 3:53 PM, Cai Gengyang <gengyangcai at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > A piece of software that would let end users easily create gorgeous real-life, real-time cartoons on the web might not exist yet. But if it were possible to invent this and get it commercialised , it could indeed become a great product that users love and pay good money to use ... You might even become a billionaire just through inventing and commercialising such a tool / system  ...
> > >
> > 
> > Yes, you might become a billionaire. Does that suggest something to
> > you? If a project could make _that much money_, wouldn't someone have
> > done it already? The scope of this project is enormous, and if you're
> > to tackle it, you'll need to have a lot more than a basic notion of
> > "hey wouldn't this be nice".
> > 
> > ChrisA
> Right .... Thats going to take a herculean effort and teamwork. (maybe next year)
> For now, I am just trying to download Django and Flask and learn how to use it.
> I am currently on this page --- https://www.djangoproject.com/download/ and clicked on the 
> " Latest release: Django-1.8.4.tar.gz " link on the right side of the page  
> For the impatient:
> Latest release: Django-1.8.4.tar.gz ------------------- This one!
> Checksums: Django-1.8.4.checksum.txt
> Release notes: Online documentation
> and managed to download a folder called django-docs-1. When I opened it ... there are a whole bunch of files and folders like "_downloads" , _images , _modules , _sources amongst others.
> What do I need to do next to install Django ?

Ok, so I typed these commands into "Terminal" in an attempt to install pip and use it to install Django. Can anybody let me know if I have performed this correctly ? Thanks a lot ...

CaiGengYangs-MacBook-Pro:~ CaiGengYang$ pip

  pip <command> [options]

  install                     Install packages.
  uninstall                   Uninstall packages.
  freeze                      Output installed packages in requirements format.
  list                        List installed packages.
  show                        Show information about installed packages.
  search                      Search PyPI for packages.
  wheel                       Build wheels from your requirements.
  zip                         DEPRECATED. Zip individual packages.
  unzip                       DEPRECATED. Unzip individual packages.
  help                        Show help for commands.

General Options:
  -h, --help                  Show help.
  --isolated                  Run pip in an isolated mode, ignoring
                              environment variables and user configuration.
  -v, --verbose               Give more output. Option is additive, and can be
                              used up to 3 times.
  -V, --version               Show version and exit.
  -q, --quiet                 Give less output.
  --log <path>                Path to a verbose appending log.
  --proxy <proxy>             Specify a proxy in the form
  --retries <retries>         Maximum number of retries each connection should
                              attempt (default 5 times).
  --timeout <sec>             Set the socket timeout (default 15 seconds).
  --exists-action <action>    Default action when a path already exists:
                              (s)witch, (i)gnore, (w)ipe, (b)ackup.
  --trusted-host <hostname>   Mark this host as trusted, even though it does
                              not have valid or any HTTPS.
  --cert <path>               Path to alternate CA bundle.
  --client-cert <path>        Path to SSL client certificate, a single file
                              containing the private key and the certificate
                              in PEM format.
  --cache-dir <dir>           Store the cache data in <dir>.
  --no-cache-dir              Disable the cache.
                              Don't periodically check PyPI to determine
                              whether a new version of pip is available for
                              download. Implied with --no-index.
CaiGengYangs-MacBook-Pro:~ CaiGengYang$ pip install django
You are using pip version 6.1.1, however version 7.1.2 is available.
You should consider upgrading via the 'pip install --upgrade pip' command.
Collecting django
  Downloading Django-1.8.4-py2.py3-none-any.whl (6.2MB)
    100% |████████████████████████████████| 6.2MB 79kB/s 
Installing collected packages: django
Successfully installed django-1.8.4
CaiGengYangs-MacBook-Pro:~ CaiGengYang$ 

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