Pyramid on DreamHost

Continuing in my series on using DreamHost shared hosting as a Python web
development platform, this article will show you how to install
Pyramid on DreamHost and get a basic web application working.

Pyramid, for those unfamiliar with it, is a Python web framework that has been
gaining traction recently. It works well with virtual environments and WSGI,
something we’ve covered here before, and it’s a great place to get started with
Python web development.

If you’re new to this blog, or don’t have a DreamHost account, you might want to
check out previous articles in this series:

Now that you’ve caught up, let’s jump right in!

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Install Python 2.7 on DreamHost

If you followed by last blog post, you saw how to sign up with DreamHost, create a WordPress blog, and start blogging. If you’re a developer like me, however, just using DreamHost’s “One Click Install” isn’t quite enough to satisfy you. In this post, I’ll show you how get a shell account on DreamHost and install Python 2.7 on DreamHost in your home directory! Read more of this post

The Five Minute DreamHost Blog

One of the first resources I started using when beginning to do any web programming was DreamHost, so I figured I’d start this blog with a demo of how you can set up DreamHost shared hosting, get a domain name, and create a blog in what, if you exclude time waiting for confirmation emails and the like, should take about five minutes.

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