• Python 2.7
  • Virtualenv (Virtual environment)
  • Homebrew if you are on Mac OS X (
  • Postgresql


Do not use SQLite.

Base System Installation

On Mac OS X

$ git # If you have not installed it, this will prompt you to download it.
$ brew update
$ brew install postgres python
$ pip install virtualenv

On Ubuntu/Debian

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install postgresql postgresql-server-dev-all python-pip python-dev virtualenv libffi-dev git

Once that is ready, you can start the quickstart