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Foot Patrol Digital Deployment Board (FP-DDB)
A web-based application to manage and update the Foot Patrol deployment board for Carleton University's Foot Patrol organization.
It's designed to be hosted on a Raspberry Pi and display a dispatch screen directly to a TV running in the office, with different separate dispatch and administration web interfaces accessible from computers in the office.
See the requirements document for the client's requirements.
NOTE: This project has been handed off to a current volunteer and is (presently) no longer being maintained. It is in a working state, although it could use some UI/UX improvements.
This project uses Flask and SQLite3. It makes use of virtualenv to isolate the development environment from the system-wide python environment. In order to enter this virtual environment, use the following command from within the project directory:
Default passwords for both the
admin accounts is
Dependencies can be installed with
pip install -e . which will install the
code in "editable mode".
Running the Development Server
flask run can be used to run the test server. The server will automatically
reload when changes are made to a file.
The following environment variables must be set before using the above command:
Currently targeted tech stack + reasons:
- Python Flask web server
- Easy to develop in
- Non-performance-critical application
- Capabilities of Django not needed
- Sqlite3 database
- Store coordinator credentials
- Store teams and deployment status
- Light file-based database, more robust than writing to regular files
- Easy to interface with from python