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Simple Flask-couchdb demo
import simplejson
from flask import Flask, g, request
from couchdb.design import ViewDefinition
import flaskext.couchdb
app = Flask(__name__)
"""
CouchDB permanent view
"""
docs_by_author = ViewDefinition('docs', 'byauthor',
'function(doc) { emit(doc.author, doc);}')
"""
Retrieve docs
"""
@app.route("/<author_id>/docs")
def docs(author_id):
docs = []
for row in docs_by_author(g.couch)[author_id]:
docs.append(row.value)
return simplejson.dumps(docs)
"""
Add doc
"""
@app.route("/<author_id>/add", methods=['POST'])
def add_doc(author_id):
try:
# Build doc with posted values
doc = { 'author': author_id }
doc.update(request.form)
# Insert into database
g.couch.save(doc)
state = True
except Exception, e:
state = False
return simplejson.dumps({'ok': state})
"""
Flask main
"""
if __name__ == "__main__":
app.config.update(
DEBUG = True,
COUCHDB_SERVER = 'http://localhost:5984/',
COUCHDB_DATABASE = 'docsdemo'
)
manager = flaskext.couchdb.CouchDBManager()
manager.setup(app)
manager.add_viewdef(docs_by_author) # Install the view
manager.sync(app)
app.run(host='0.0.0.0', port=5000)
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