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Missing Documentation for Celery as a Daemon

Celery is really easy to set up on a development machine, but what is harder is running the workers reliably in production. the documentation expects you to understand linux services, or rc.d, and with little explanation presents a 200+ line init.d script. My needs are pretty modest. I have one task that creates a bunch of PDF files with reportlab and attaches them to an email. The only people who use this facility are a set of 4 staff members who work in the same office, and use the interface of the web application.

Facebook Integration

This article builds on the excellent tutorial at art and logic without the bootstrap css, but adding lots of screen shots. To have a function application that allows authentication through Facebook, the following tasks occur in order:

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