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Installation
Follow the below steps to install Sidekick Agent Python to your application.

Configure Sidekick

In order to configure the agent, you'll need an API key which is gotten from Sidekick web site. You can see your API key at the center of screen.

Configure by Environment Variables

export SIDEKICK_APIKEY=<YOUR-SIDEKICK-API-KEY>
export SIDEKICK_APPLICATION_NAME=<application_name>
export SIDEKICK_APPLICATION_STAGE=<application_stage>
export SIDEKICK_APPLICATION_VERSION=<application_version>
export SIDEKICK_DEBUG_ENABLE=True

Configure by .env file

Create a file with the .env extension and add the following into it with your own environment variables.
SIDEKICK_APIKEY=<YOUR-SIDEKICK-API-KEY>
SIDEKICK_APPLICATION_NAME=<application_name>
SIDEKICK_APPLICATION_STAGE=<application_stage>
SIDEKICK_APPLICATION_VERSION=<application_version>
SIDEKICK_DEBUG_ENABLE=True

Add Sidekick to Your Application

You should start the Sidekick before your app is initialized or started. For example, you can add the following snippet at the end of your settings.py for Django project or beginning of the file where you create Flask app such as app = Flask(name)

Configure by Environment Variable:

try:
import tracepointdebug
tracepointdebug.start()
except ImportError as e:
pass

Configure by .env File:

To install environment variables from the configuration file, you should install pathlib and dotenv first.
from pathlib import Path
from dotenv import load_dotenv
​
env_path = Path(<.env file path>).resolve()
load_dotenv(dotenv_path=env_path)
​
try:
import tracepointdebug
tracepointdebug.start()
except ImportError as e:
pass