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django-databrowse 1.2

Databrowse is a Django application that lets you browse your data.

Latest Version: 1.3

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Databrowse is a Django application that lets you browse your data.

As the Django admin dynamically creates an admin interface by introspecting your models, Databrowse dynamically creates a rich, browsable Web site by introspecting your models.

Installation

django-databrowse is available on pypi

http://pypi.python.org/pypi/django-databrowse

So easily install it by pip

$ pip install django-databrowse

Or by easy_install

$ easy_install django-databrowse

Another way is by cloning django-databrowse's git repo

$ git clone git://github.com/Alir3z4/django-databrowse.git

Then install it by running:

$ python setup.py install

How to use Databrowse

  1. Point Django at the default Databrowse templates. There are two ways to do this:

    • Add 'django_databrowse' to your INSTALLED_APPS setting. This will work if your TEMPLATE_LOADERS setting includes the app_directories template loader (which is the case by default). See the template loader docs for more.
    • Otherwise, determine the full filesystem path to the django_databrowse/templates directory, and add that directory to your TEMPLATE_DIRS setting.
  2. Register a number of models with the Databrowse site:

    import django_databrowse
    from myapp.models import SomeModel, SomeOtherModel, YetAnotherModel
    
    django_databrowse.site.register(SomeModel)
    django_databrowse.site.register(SomeOtherModel, YetAnotherModel)
    

    Note that you should register the model classes, not instances.

    it is possible to register several models in the same call to django_databrowse.site.register.

    It doesn't matter where you put this, as long as it gets executed at some point. A good place for it is in your URLconf file (urls.py).

  3. Change your URLconf to import the ~django_databrowse module:

    from django_databrowse
    

    ...and add the following line to your URLconf:

    (r'^django_databrowse/(.*)', django_databrowse.site.root),
    

    The prefix doesn't matter -- you can use databrowse/ or db/ or whatever you'd like.

  4. Run the Django server and visit /databrowse/ in your browser.

Requiring user login

You can restrict access to logged-in users with only a few extra lines of code. Simply add the following import to your URLconf:

from django.contrib.auth.decorators import login_required

Then modify the URLconf so that the django_databrowse.site.root view is decorated with django.contrib.auth.decorators.login_required:

(r'^databrowse/(.*)', login_required(django_databrowse.site.root)),

If you haven't already added support for user logins to your URLconf, as described in the user authentication docs, then you will need to do so now with the following mapping:

(r'^accounts/login/$', 'django.contrib.auth.views.login'),

The final step is to create the login form required by django.contrib.auth.views.login. The user authentication docs provide full details and a sample template that can be used for this purpose.

 
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