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Apache Airflow code editor and file manager

Project description

Airflow Code Editor Plugin

A plugin for Apache Airflow that allows you to edit DAGs in browser. It provides a file managing interface within specified directories and it can be used to edit and download your files. If git support is enabled, the DAGs are stored in a Git repository. You may use it to view Git history, review local changes and commit.

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System Requirements

  • Airflow Versions
    • 1.10.3 or newer
  • git Versions (git is not required if git support is disabled)
    • 2.0 or newer


File manager

Code editor

Git tags

Git workspace

Deployment Instructions

  1. Install the plugin

    pip install airflow-code-editor

  2. (Optional) Install Black Python code formatter.

    pip install black

  3. Restart the Airflow Web Server

  4. Open Admin - DAGs Code Editor

Config Options

You can edit your airflow.cfg adding any of the following settings in the [code_editor] section. All the settings are optional.

  • git_enabled enable git support (default: True). If git is not installed, disable this option.
  • git_cmd git command (path)
  • git_default_args git arguments added to each call (default: -c color.ui=true)
  • git_author_name human-readable name in the author/committer (default logged user first and last names)
  • git_author_email email for the author/committer (default: logged user email)
  • git_init_repo initialize a git repo in DAGs folder (default: True)
  • root_directory root folder (default: Airflow DAGs folder)
  • mount_name configure additional file folder name (mount point)
  • mount_path configure additional file path
  • line_length Python code formatter - max line length (default: 88)
  • string_normalization Python code formatter - if true normalize string quotes and prefixes (default: False)


   git_enabled = True
   git_cmd = /usr/bin/git
   git_default_args = -c color.ui=true
   git_init_repo = False
   root_directory = /home/airflow/dags
   line_length = 88
   string_normalization = False
   mount_name = data
   mount_path = /home/airflow/data
   mount1_name = logs
   mount1_path = /home/airflow/logs


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