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Documentation index

Getting started.

Install and run your first pow server.

Let's create a simple todo app:

Step 1: Adding a todo model

Basics working with models. Building a NoSQL Todo list model.

Step 2: Adding a handler to our app

Basics working with handlers to built a todo REST API

Step 3: Adding a web frontend with scaffolding.

Basics working with views. Building a bootstrap web frontend using scaffolding.

More in depth Docs and Tutorials

These are actually a mixture of documentation and hands on tutorial. So you can execute the actual commands while reading through the sections. Dont't panic. Since PoW does the boilerplate behind the scenes you don't have to type much. That's the idea of PythonOnWheels.

1. Models (storing your data)

2. Handlers (creating your API)


  • Conventions
  • Generate_scaffolding for REST handlers

Watch the (new) intro video

Watch large or fullscreen to see the shell commands better (I'm no the best youtuber in the world ;)