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django-js-reverse 0.4.4

Javascript url handling for Django that doesn't hurt.

Django JS Reverse
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**Javascript url handling for Django that doesn’t hurt.**


Django JS Reverse is a small django app that makes url handling of
`named urls`_ in javascript easy and non-annoying..

For example you can retrieve a named url:


url(r'^/betterliving/(?P<category_slug>[-\w]+)/(?P<entry_pk>\d+)/$', 'get_house', name='betterliving_get_house'),

in javascript like:


Urls.betterliving_get_house('house', 12)




Improvement: management command collectstatic_js_reverse throws an error if settings.STATIC_ROOT is not set

Tests: exluded a debug print from test coverage

Removed: support for django 1.4

New: Templatetag to include js-reverse-js inline in your templates
Thank you logston

New: Add better support for django rest framework
Django rest framework generates url names like user-list, so it get's converted now as well so
Urls['user-list']() or the cleaner Urls.user_list() are both usable.

Fix: JSReverseStaticFileSaveTest is working and being tested again

Improvement: Cleanup Javascript

Thank you bulv1ne for the pull request

New: Test support for the latest pypy versions pypy3-2.4.0 and pypy-2.5.0

Fix: Get rid of test warning "MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES is not set." for Django >= 1.7

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- Python (2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, PyPy)
- Django (1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7)


Install using ``pip`` …


pip install django-js-reverse

… or clone the project from github.


git clone

Add ``'django_js_reverse'`` to your ``INSTALLED_APPS`` setting.



Usage as static file

First generate static file by
./ collectstatic_js_reverse

If you change some urls or add an app and want to update the reverse.js file,
run the command again.

After this add the file to your template
<script src="{% static 'django_js_reverse/js/reverse.js' %}"></script>

Usage with views

Include none-cached view …


urlpatterns = patterns('',
url(r'^jsreverse/$', 'django_js_reverse.views.urls_js', name='js_reverse'),

… or a cached one that delivers the urls javascript


from django_js_reverse.views import urls_js
urlpatterns = patterns('',
url(r'^jsreverse/$', cache_page(3600)(urls_js), name='js_reverse'),

Include javascript in your template


<script src="{% url js_reverse %}" type="text/javascript"></script>

or, if you are using Django > 1.5


<script src="{% url 'js_reverse' %}" type="text/javascript"></script>

Usage as template tag

{% load js_reverse %}

<script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8">
{% js_reverse_inline %}

Use the urls in javascript

If your url names are valid javascript identifiers ([$A-Z\_][-Z\_$]\*)i
you can access them by the Dot notation:


Urls.betterliving_get_house('house', 12)

If the named url contains invalid identifiers use the Square bracket
notation instead:


Urls['betterliving-get-house']('house', 12)
Urls['namespace:betterliving-get-house']('house', 12)


Optionally, you can overwrite the default javascript variable ‘Urls’ used
to access the named urls by django setting



Optionally, you can disable the minfication of the generated javascript file
by django setting



By default all namespaces are included



To exclude any namespaces from the generated javascript file, add them to the `JS_REVERSE_EXCLUDE_NAMESPACES` setting


JS_REVERSE_EXCLUDE_NAMESPACES = ['admin', 'djdt', ...]




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