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Mountaineer projects all follow a similar structure. This structure is provided by default through create-mountaineer-app but you can also construct it yourself.

For a project called my_webapp, you should have something like the following:

├── docker-compose.yml
├── my_webapp
│   ├──
│   ├──
│   ├──
│   ├──
│   ├── controllers
│   │   ├──
│   │   ├──
│   │   └──
│   ├──
│   ├── models
│   │   ├──
│   │   └──
│   └── views
│       ├── app
│       ├── node_modules
│       ├── package-lock.json
│       ├── package.json
│       ├── postcss.config.js
│       └── tailwind.config.js
├── poetry.lock
└── pyproject.toml

Every service file is nested under the my_webapp root package. This is just a regular python project - you add new code files wherever you like and import them as you're used to.

Mandatory Conventions

views - this disk based directory includes a nested npm project. Within it you write all your frontend logics and components, which are regular typescript/tsx files.

Nested routes are in nested folders. This folder acts as your React project and is where you can define requirements and build parameters in package.json and tsconfig.json.

Suggested Conventions

controllers - A controller is the python logic that backs your frontend view. You can define controllers however you like: a flat folder, nesting folders, or via no folders at all mixed in with other code. For simplicity we recommend starting with a single flat controllers folder and refactoring into sub-folders as distinct ownership areas of your code emerge. - Instantiate your controllers and add them to an AppController to register them for client access. - Specify the parameters that your application needs to run, to easily customize them: database host settings, secret keys, etc. Configurations can easily read from env variables and are globally accessible throughout your webapp. - Expose your application to uvicorn or another async compatible webserver that follows the ASGI specification (Asynchronous Server Gateway Interface).