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This is a basic django app that creates a table for EAV (Entity-Attribute-Value) configuration settings.

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django_config

This is a basic django app that creates a table for EAV (Entity-Attribute-Value) configuration settings where each row has the following fields:

  • application
  • property_name
  • property_value

It provides methods for retrieving configuration properties that allow for a default value to be passed in. It is entirely in the admin and ORM layer, does not include an external-facing web app. This is purposely not all that complicated or sophisticated. If you want something more robust, there are other, better options. This is quick and dirty.

Installation

  • This application, simple though it may be, has been updated to support django 1.7 and later, and with it the new built-in data migrations.

  • Install django_config application:

    • install django_config - Either:

      • install using pip:

          pip install django-basic-config
        
      • Clone code into your django site/project.

          git clone https://github.com/jonathanmorgan/django_config
        
    • add the django_config.apps.Django_ConfigConfig application to INSTALLED_APPS:

        INSTALLED_APPS = (
            'django.contrib.auth',
            'django.contrib.contenttypes',
            'django.contrib.sessions',
            'django.contrib.sites',
            'django.contrib.messages',
            'django.contrib.staticfiles',
            # Uncomment the next line to enable the admin:
            # 'django.contrib.admin',
            # Uncomment the next line to enable admin documentation:
            # 'django.contrib.admindocs',
            'django_config.apps.Django_ConfigConfig',
        )
      
    • install database tables

        python manage.py migrate django_config
      

License

Copyright 2013-present (2019) Jonathan Morgan

This file is part of https://github.com/jonathanmorgan/django_config.

django_config is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

django_config is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with https://github.com/jonathanmorgan/django_config. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

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