African Red Slip Ware in Late Antique Italy
This is a Django application that I wrote for my Master's thesis in Late Antique Archeology. The aim of my research was (and still is) to investigate distribution patterns based on a large number of sites from literature.
What can I do with this software?
You can do 2 things with this software:
- run it as it is, and browse the dataset
- adapt it to your own research
This software is released under the GNU General Public License v3, giving you the freedom to do these things!
What do I need to run the software?
There are more detailed instructions for Ubuntu 11.04, but in any case you need:
- a spatial database (SpatiaLite is easier)
- a web server if you're building a public-facing website
What is Django?
Django is a “web framework for perfectionists with deadlines” written in Python. If you can write Python, you can write a Django application.
This is not a database! Give me a database file, please
This is not a question (but this was not supposed to be a FAQ, indeed). Anyway, that's true, this is not a database: there's also a web application, a GIS, a gazeteer and a catalogue.