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this project was developed for an university exam.

A videogames-based social network

Source code available here

Documentation and screenshots



  • Profile
    • Create account
    • Login
    • Logout
    • Update info
  • Post
    • Create post
    • Edit post
    • Delete post
    • Upvote
    • Add image
    • Add genre tag
    • Write comments
  • Genre tags
    • Search for a videogames genre or click on the tag in a post
  • Relationship
    • Send friend request
    • Accept friend request
    • Remove friend

Additional info


  • Clone this repository with git clone https://github.com/antoniopelusi/GamerAlley.git
  • Move to the GamerAlley/GamerAlley directory inside the project
  • Create the virtual environment and install all the libraries with pipenv install django pillow django-allauth
  • To activate this project’s virtualenv run pipenv shell
  • Set up the database with python manage.py makemigrations and python manage.py migrate (there is already a database with some profile, posts, comments and relationships to test the website)
  • Run the server with python manage.py runserver


In the GamerAlley/GamerAlley folder

Test the profiles app: python manage.py test profiles/tests

Test the posts app: python manage.py test posts/tests

Login in the website (Preloaded accounts on the database, only for testing purposes):

email | password to login in GamerAlley

Admin account: (can enter in the Django admin/ page)

  • antoniopelusi@email.compasswordantonio

User accounts: (only for GamerAlley login)

  • marcobianchi@email.compasswordmarco
  • annabianchi@email.compasswordanna
  • valentinorossi@email.compasswordvale
  • giorgiobruni@email.compasswordgiorgio
  • michelagialli@email.compasswordmichela
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