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Use Django Models in any Python Web Framework

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# DJ Models

Use the Django ORM in any Python web framework.

## Install

pip3 install djmodels

## Getting Started

Create an app directory for your models and settings (DB connection details).

mkdir app
touch app/{,,}

Add your database settings to the settings module. See Django's docs on this for more info.

'default': {
'ENGINE': 'djmodels.db.backends.postgresql',
'NAME': 'postgres',
'USER': 'postgres',
'PASSWORD': 'mysecretpassword',
'HOST': '',
'PORT': '5432',



Add a model to `app/`

from djmodels.db import models

class Person(models.Model):
name = models.CharField()
age = models.PositiveIntegerField()

Export your settings module

export DJMODELS_SETTINGS_MODULE=app.settings

Create migrations

$ djmodels-admin makemigrations app
# Migrations for 'app':
# - Create model Person

Run Migrate

$ djmodels-admin migrate app
# Operations to perform:
# Apply all migrations: app
# Running migrations:
# Applying app.0001_initial... OK

Import the model into any webframework and make queries. For example, Flask.


from flask import Flask
from app.models import Person
app = Flask(__name__)

def get_random_person():
person = Person.objects.order_by('?').first()
return '{}'.format(


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