Convenient CacheFly CDN management for Python
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:
INSTALLED_APPS = ( ... 'django_cachefly', )
You also need to configure your CacheFly API key in your application’s settings file:
CACHEFLY_API_KEY = '..'
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.