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A reusable django app that provides locally updated exchange rates to your app

Project description

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Documentation
-------------

The full documentation is at https://dj-currencies.readthedocs.io.

Quickstart
----------

Install djcurrencies::

pip install dj-currencies

Add it to your `INSTALLED_APPS`:

.. code-block:: python

INSTALLED_APPS = (
...
'dj_currencies',
...
)

Settings
========


.. code-block:: python

DJANGO_CURRENCIES = {
'DEFAULT_BACKEND': 'djmoney_rates.backends.OpenExchangeBackend',
'OPENEXCHANGE_APP_ID': '',
'BASE_CURRENCIES': ['USD'],
'MAX_CACHE_DAYS': 7
}

**DEFAULT_BACKEND**: The selected backend to sync exchange rates

**OPENEXCHANGE_APP_ID**: Must be configured if you use **OpenExchangeBackend**

**BASE_CURRENCIES**: A list of base currencies to use. At the time of this version, you will only be able to convert currency from any one of the base currency to target currency.

**MAX_CACHE_DAYS**: Only use the cache within this time limit. If exchange rates was not synced within the time frame, an exception will thrown

.. NOTE::
You will need to have at least "OPENEXCHANGE_APP_ID" configured if you use **OpenExchangeBackend**



Features
--------

* [open exchange rates](openexchangerates.org) integration
* Extensible backend design, hook your own exchange rate sources
* Multi base currencies support, no double conversion to lose precision
* Store historical exchange rates
* offline currency conversion

Running Tests
-------------

Does the code actually work?

::

source <YOURVIRTUALENV>/bin/activate
(myenv) $ python runtests.py




History
-------

0.0.1 (2018-04-23)
++++++++++++++++++

* First release on PyPI.

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