PyCharm 2018.1 Help

Creating Web2Py Project

Web2Py project in intended for productive development of Web2Py applications. PyCharm takes care of creating the specific directory structure, and settings.

To create a Web2Py project, follow these steps

  1. On the main menu, choose File | New Project..., or click the New Project button in the Welcome screen. New Project dialog box opens.
  2. In the New Project dialog box, do the following:
    • Specify project type Web2Py.
    • Specify project location.
    • Next, click arrow down hide settings to expand the Project Interpreter node, and select the new environment or existing interpreter, by clicking the corresponding radio-button. The following steps depend on your choice:
      • New environment: if this option has been selected, choose the tool to be used to create a virtual environment. To do that, click the drop-down list and choose Virtualenv or Conda.

        Next, specify the location and base interpreter of the new virtual environment. If necessary, click the Inherit global site-packages and Make available to all projects check boxes.

      • Existing interpreter: if this option has been selected, choose the desired interpreter from the drop-down list, or (if the desired interpreter is not found), click browseButton and choose the interpreter. See Configuring Python Interpreter for details.
  3. Click arrow down hide settings (More Settings), and specify the following:
    • In the Templates folder field, specify the directory where the templates will be stored, and where they will be loaded from. You can specify the name of the directory that doesn't yet exist; in this case, the directory will be created.
    • Application name
    • If necessary, select the Use local Web2Py check box. With this check box selected, the text field next to this check box become enabled. Click the browse button to select Web2Py source folder from your file system.
  4. Click Create.

PyCharm creates an application and produces specific directory structure, which you can explore in the Project tool window. If there are unsatisfied requirements, PyCharm suggests to resolve or ignore them.

Last modified: 23 July 2018

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