Book recommendation web site in Docker container

Finished putting up a new website based on Streamlit.

My main focus here was to work on deploying Streamlit in a container… so I could use AWS ECS and benefit from autoscaling, rolling upgrades, health checks. The chat tools are the default that come with Streamlit. Also uses the new query string support.

https://book-finders.com/?a=I'm looking for a acience fiction book

Since I was was making containers, I customized the Streamlit html file to add:

  • Google tag for trackers
  • Custom web font
  • Customizations to the base file for Open Graph meta data (to get a preview as shown above)

Still trying to get a nice menubar on top, ideally without another custom component. I tried columns (but they stack on mobile), HTML injection but that was getting hard to tie into what I wanted to do, maybe st.buttons with some CSS to move to the top…

I also want to use popups so I can drop the expander menu and show additional information from an icon… maybe I could rework that expander with CSS to show it as a float. The toast messages are cute but seem to small to display more than a few lines. Looking to get it multi-lingual and session storage too.

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Hi @shawngiese

This is a great example app combining an LLM powered app that also integrates affiliate marketing. Great job building this one!

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@shawngiese

Thank you for sharing! This is a great app. I was given a recommendation and amazon link after three prompts. User experience was very smooth as well!

Also, kudos on deployment strategy with containers and AWS ECS. Great achievement!

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Thanks for the comments. Recent updates include a custom button menu bar, multiple languages, the great popover, and the new st.html tags in place of st.html. Hoping to add comment to dynamoDB button soon.

I really like your little ant, it’s so cute. :laughing:

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Thanks. I was looking for something subtle to make the form more interesting : )