SunbirdED Portal

The Sunbird portal is the browser-based interface for the Sunbird application stack. It provides a web-app through which all functionality of Sunbird can be accessed.

Getting started

To get started with the Sunbird portal, please try out our cloud-based demo site at: https://staging.open-sunbird.org/​

Local Installation

You can also install the Sunbird portal locally on your laptop, please follow the instructions below: Have node version 10 and follow the next steps

Pre Installation Steps

Prerequisities
1. Node > 10x
2. Angular 8x
3. Yarn
Sunbird dev has 2 parts
1. Angular client
2. Node server
Go to src/app/helpers/ replace environmentVariablesHelper.js

Installing and running Angular client

Step 1: Go to src/app/client folder

npm i (OR) yarn install
npm run start

Installing and running Node server

Step 2: Go to src/app folder

npm i (OR) yarn install
npm run server

Reporting Issues

We have an open and active issue tracker. Please report any issues.

Installing Sunbird Portal

Installing Sunbird requires two primary software components:
  • Sunbird portal or web application
  • Sunbird services stack or the backend API interface

Installing Sunbird Portal

Installing Sunbird requires two primary software components:
  • Sunbird portal or web application
  • Sunbird services stack or the backend API interface

Table of contents

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Prerequisites

System Requirements
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Operating System
Windows 7 and above/4.2 Mac OS X 10.0 and above/Linux
RAM
> 1.5 Gb
CPU
2 cores, > 2 GHz
Software dependencies
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​Node​
> 12.x.x (Install the latest release of LTS version)
​Angular CLI​
> 12.x.x (Install the latest Angular CLI version)
​yarn​
Latest version of yarn: npm install --global yarn
​nodemon​
Latest version of nodemon: npm install -g nodemon

Project Setup

  1. 1.
    Clone project
    git clone https://github.com/Sunbird-Ed/SunbirdEd-portal.git
    Note: Stable versions of the sunbird portal are available via tags for each release, and the master branch contains latest stable release. For latest stable release refer​
  2. 2.
    Install required dependencies
    1. 1.
      Sunbird portal or web application
      1. 1.
        $ cd {PROJECT-FOLDER}/src/app/client
      2. 2.
        $ yarn install
    2. 2.
      Sunbird services stack or the backend API interface
      1. 1.
        $ cd {PROJECT-FOLDER}/src/app
      2. 2.
        $ yarn install
  3. 3.
    Configuring the Environment and Services Stack
    Configure the following system environment variables in the terminal which you have opened
    | Environment Variable | Value | Data Type |
    | :------------------------ | ------- | --------- |
    | sunbird_environment | local | string |
    | sunbird_instance | sunbird | string |
    | sunbird_default_channel | sunbird | string |
    | sunbird_default_tenant | sunbird | string |
    The initialization of these environmental variables can take place in a common place like in your .bashrc or .bash_profile
  4. 4.
    Edit the Application Configuration
    Open <PROJECT-FOLDER>/src/app/helpers/environmentVariablesHelper.js in any available text editor and update the contents of the file so that it contains exactly the following values
    module.exports = {
    // 1. LEARNER_URL
    LEARNER_URL: env.sunbird_learner_player_url || <'https://<host for adopter's instance>',
    // 2. CONTENT_URL
    CONTENT_URL: env.sunbird_content_player_url || <'https://<host for adopter's instance>',
    // 3. CONTENT_PROXY
    CONTENT_PROXY_URL: env.sunbird_content_proxy_url || <'https://<host for adopter's instance>',
    PORTAL_REALM: env.sunbird_portal_realm || 'sunbird',
    // 4. PORTAL_AUTH_SERVER_URL
    PORTAL_AUTH_SERVER_URL: env.sunbird_portal_auth_server_url || <'https://<host for adopter's instance>',
    PORTAL_AUTH_SERVER_CLIENT: env.sunbird_portal_auth_server_client || "portal",
    ...
    PORTAL_PORT: env.sunbird_port || 3000,
    // 5. PORTAL_API_AUTH_TOKEN
    PORTAL_API_AUTH_TOKEN: env.sunbird_api_auth_token || User generated API auth token
    ...
    // 6. PORTAL_ECHO_API_URL
    PORTAL_ECHO_API_URL: env.sunbird_echo_api_url || '',
    ...
    }
    Once the file is updated with appropriate values, then you can proceed with running the application

Running Application

  1. 1.
    Sunbird portal or web application
    1. 1.
      Run the following command in the {PROJECT-FOLDER}/src/app/client folder
    2. 2.
      $ ng build --watch=true
    3. 3.
      Wait for the build process to complete before proceeding to the next step
  2. 2.
    Sunbird services stack or the backend API interface
    1. 1.
      Run the following command in the {PROJECT-FOLDER}/src/app folder
    2. 2.
      $ npm run server
  3. 3.
    The local HTTP server is launched at http://localhost:3000

Project Structure

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├── Sunbirded-portal
| ├── /.circleci #
│ | └── config.yml # Circleci Configuration file
| ├── /experiments # -|-
| ├── /src/app # Sunbird portal or web application
│ | ├── /client # -|-
│ | | └── src # -|-
│ | ├── /helpers # Helpers and Service file
│ | ├── /libs # Sunbird utilities
│ | ├── /proxy # Redirection to respective services
│ | ├── /resourcebundles # Language resources
│ | ├── /routes # Sunbird Backend Routes
│ | ├── /sunbird-plugins # Sunbird plugins for editors
│ | ├── /tests # Test case scripts for helpers and routes
│ | ├── framework.config.js # Default framework configuration
│ | ├── gulp-tenant.js # -|-
│ | ├── gulpfile.js # Gulp build configuration
│ | ├── package.json # Contains Node packages as specified as dependencies in package.json
│ | └── server.js # Main application program file / entry file for Sunbird services stack or the backend API interface
└───└── .gitignore # git configuration to ignore some files and folder

Testing

  1. 1.
    Sunbird portal or web application
    1. $ cd {PROJECT-FOLDER}/src/app/client
    2. $ npm run test
    3. With Coverage $ npm run test-coverage
  2. 2.
    Sunbird services stack or the backend API interface
    1. $ cd {PROJECT-FOLDER}/src/app
    2. $ npm run backend-test
    3. With Coverage $ npm run backend-test-with-coverage