Created: 2008-12-06 14:47
Updated: 2019-02-20 20:21
License: gpl-3.0


Copyright 2008-2010 Serge Matveenko

This file is part of Picket.

Picket is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

Picket is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with Picket. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

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Short installation instructions

  1. Install Python 2.x.

  2. Install MongoDB.

  3. Checkout latest version of Picket from Git repository located here:


    and here:


    or download latest Picket version here:


  4. Change working directory to the root directory of your local Picket copy.

  5. Copy file "settings/local_sample.py" to "settings/local.py" and edit it to provide db connection information (sqlite3 good for quick testing).

  6. Look for other Picket requirements in "requirements.pip" file compatible with "pip install -r" command. The main are: Django and mongoengine.

  7. Run in terminal to start picket test web server: $ ./manage.py runserver

  8. Point your browser at: http://localhost:8000/

You are done!

Bugs, suggestions and other issues

Feel free to report any bugs here:


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