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Easy use service workers and the app shell concept for django.

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Inspired by the Using Django with service workers talk by Adrian Holovaty from the DjangoCon Europe 2016, django-app-shell aims to provide an easy to use and configure way of utilizing the app shell architecture from google.


The full documentation is at


Install Django App Shell:

pip install django-app-shell

Add it to your INSTALLED_APPS:


Add Django App Shell’s URL patterns:

from django_app_shell import urls as django_app_shell_urls

urlpatterns = [
    url(r'^', include(django_app_shell_urls)),


  • client side caching using service worker (TODO)
  • easy push notification API (TODO)
  • offline use of page/features using service worker (TODO)

Running Tests

Does the code actually work?

source <YOURVIRTUALENV>/bin/activate
(myenv) $ pip install tox
(myenv) $ tox


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0.1.0 (2017-05-28)

  • First release on PyPI.

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