skip to navigation
skip to content

Not Logged In

django-like 0.1.0

Django application that provider the like and ilike lookups for the querysets



django-like is a Django application that adds other useful fields.

It is distributed under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License <>


  • Django (>=1.1). It's possible that works with other versions lower 1.1


In your



Or apply some of the next patches (This is not neccesary, you can only install the app):


Something that you can to do with like sentence


It is more quick and more readable that something like this:


This app provider two new lookups: like and ilike.

Now you can compare the time it takes to run the same query, many times, with like and with regex

python benchmark_like

These are a results executing the benchmark_like in my machine:

Type & result \ Database postgres mysql sqllite oracle
like 0:00:50.727005 0:00:14.025656 0:01:36.089407 ?:??:??.??????
regex 0:01:38.410019 0:02:57.255685 0:09:39.527765 ?:??:??.??????
Improvement 254% 600% 503% ???%


You can get the bleeding edge version of django-like by doing a clone of its repository

git clone git://

Example project

In the source tree, you will find a directory called example. It contains a readily setup project that uses django-like. You can run it as usual:

python syncdb --noinput
python runserver

0.1.0 (2013-12-20)

  • Added example project
  • Added tests (for SQLite, MySQL and PostgreSQL)
  • Integrated with travis and coverals
  • Python2.6 compatible (benchmark_like)
  • Added patche to Django 1.6

0.0.7 (2013-09-11)

  • Add licese file

0.0.6 (2013-09-10)

  • Fix README typo

0.0.5 (2013-08-14)

  • Fix README typo

0.0.4 (2013-08-14)

  • Improve the README

  • Fix a littles bugs

  • Python3 compatible

  • Django 1.5 compatible

  • Thanks to:

0.0.3 (2012-02-14)

  • Fix a broken link in the readme

0.0.2 (2012-02-13)

  • Add benchmark command

0.0.1 (2011-12-28)

  • First version to django-like
File Type Py Version Uploaded on Size
django-like-0.1.0.tar.gz (md5) Source 2013-12-20 7KB
  • Downloads (All Versions):
  • 52 downloads in the last day
  • 279 downloads in the last week
  • 987 downloads in the last month