Beta version of Find Data
This repository contains the beta-stage frontend component of data.gov.uk
You will need to install the following for development.
Most of these can be installed with Homebrew on a Mac.
First run bin/setup to bundle, etc. Then run rails s.
You can track the deployments on travis - https://travis-ci.org/alphagov/datagovuk_find.
To deploy to staging merge a PR into master.
Test that your changes are working here - https://find-data-beta-staging.cloudapps.digital before releasing to Production.
(There is also https://staging.data.gov.uk but it currently has an authentication configuration issue).
To deploy to production you need to tag the release, the tag needs to be in this format - v9.9.9 where 9 is a number and the leading v is required. E.g. v0.1.11 is valid, 0.1.11 is not.
Grab the full URL (including HTTP Basic username and password) from the paas.
You can do this with cf env find-data-beta.
cf env find-data-beta
Open up an SSH tunnel to allow access to the elasticsearch instance:
cf ssh -N -L <es-port>:<es-host>:<es-port> find-data-beta
You can use any port you like for the local connection (i.e., the first <es-port>)
but I would recommend using the same port as the remote side to reduce confusion.
Set the following environment variables (via direnv or other method of your choice):
If you’re using direnv you’ll need to add export in front of those lines in
After (re)starting your Rails server, any requests to your local instance will
behave the same as production.
If you’re having connection issues, try opening new tabs in your terminal to
ensure all your environment variables are cleared and refreshed.
Source the bin/setup-docker-test.sh script in order to set up the environment variables for testing and install chrome on the debian docker container.