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Convenient CacheFly CDN management for Python

Project Description

The CacheFly CDN exposes an HTTP based API for forcefully purging content from their reverse proxying CDN solution. The cachefly module provides a simple interface for performing those actions.

Furthermore, the django_cachefly module provides a convient way to configure and access an application wide API client instance through your Django settings.


To install cachefly and django_cachefly, do yourself a favor and don’t use anything other than pip:

$ pip install cachefly

Installation in Django

After the module has been installed, you need to add django_cachefly to your list of INSTALLED_APPS in your application configuration:


You also need to configure your CacheFly API key in your application’s settings file:


The CacheFly API client can now be easily accessed from the entire application:

from django_cachefly import client



Testing requires a set of valid credentials. All tests are performed against URLs in the /_testing path for the CDN node your select. Credentials are loaded from the environment during testing for security:

API key to use for testing.

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