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Django app for generating Canvas API user oauth tokens

Project description

A reusable django app for handling the workflow of generating per-user Canvas API oauth tokens. The app assumes that your django project is using the django_auth_lti middleware.


pip install django-canvas-api-token


  1. Add "canvas_api_token" to your INSTALLED_APPS settings
  2. Insert the url configuration into your project/app
url(r'^canvas_api_token/', include('canvas_api_token.urls'))
  1. Run python migrate to ensure db tables are initialized.
  2. Use the admin site to create a canvas_dev_key entry using the consumer_key and developer key values from your Canvas consumer where …
  • client_id is the integer client id value of your Canvas developer key
  • client_secret is the random string ‘secret’ value of your Canvas developer key


django-canvas-api-token is licensed under the BSD license

Release History

0.1.0 (2014-12-17)

  • Birth!

0.1.1 (2014-12-18)

  • fixed download_url in

0.1.2 (2015-01-07)

  • fixed bug in utils.canvas_uri use of urlunparse
  • added unique index to CanvasApiToken.user_id

0.2.0 (2015-04-28)

DB storage of canvas developer keys

  • New model: CanvasDeveloperKey
  • enable admin site
  • make CanvasApiToken.user a foreign key into user model

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