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Deployment error with app platform

Hello all, I am a new DO user and am trying to create a website for the first time using the app platform. I was following the Deploy a Django App on App Platform tutorial and as I tried to deploy the website I came upon this error:

ModuleNotFoundError: No module named ‘<myapp>.wsgi’

I have been trying to find the source of this error for a second and have not been able to trace it.

Here is the link to the public github page: https://github.com/pablanothewind/market

Any information or help would be much appreciated. Thanks!


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Bobby Iliev
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April 14, 2023

Hi there,

You will need to Modify the Run Command setting to point to your application. For your example project is named market. So the modified command would be gunicorn --worker-tmp-dir /dev/shm market.wsgi.

I’ve just tested this with your repository and it seems to be working as expected.

Here is an example Django project that you could also use as a reference:

https://github.com/digitalocean/sample-django

On another note, as the storage on the DigitalOcean App Platform is ephemeral, one thing that you would want to consider is using an actual database rather than SQLite, I could suggest going with a Managed Postgres cluster:

https://www.digitalocean.com/products/managed-databases-postgresql

Hope that this helps!

Best,

Bobby

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