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Use Django Models in any Python Web Framework

Project description

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 -p project/base
touch project/base/{__init__.py,models.py}
touch settings.py

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

SECRET_KEY = '<ACTUAL SECRET KEY>'
DATABASES = {
    'default': {
        'ENGINE': 'djmodels.db.backends.postgresql',
        'NAME': 'postgres',
        'USER': 'postgres',
        'PASSWORD': 'mysecretpassword',
        'HOST': '0.0.0.0',
        'PORT': '5432',
    }
}

INSTALLED_APPS = ['base']

Add a model to app/models.py

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

$ /manage.py makemigrations base
# Migrations for 'app':
#   - Create model Person 

Run Migrate

$ /manage.py makemigrations base
# Operations to perform:
#   Apply all migrations: base
#   Running migrations:
#       Applying base.0001_initial... OK

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

from flask import Flask
import djmodels

djmodels.setup()
from app.models import Person
app = Flask(__name__)

@app.route("/person/")
def get_random_person():
    person = Person.objects.order_by('?').first()
    return '{}'.format(person.name)

Example Apps

Gotchas

  • Make sure to set DJMODELS_SETTINGS_MODULE is set!

LICENSE

MIT

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