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foreman reads from .env. doesn't. Let's fix that.

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foreman reads from .env. doesn’t. Let’s fix that.

Original implementation was written by @jacobian.

Tested on Python 2.7, 3.3, 3.4, and 3.5.


pip install django-dotenv


Your should look like:

#!/usr/bin/env python
import os
import sys

import dotenv

if __name__ == "__main__":

    os.environ.setdefault("DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE", "project.settings")

    from import execute_from_command_line


You can also pass read_dotenv() an explicit path to the .env file, or to the directory where it lives. It’s smart, it’ll figure it out.

Check out to see all the supported formats that your .env can have.

Using with WSGI

If you’re running Django with WSGI and want to load a .env file, your would look like this:

import os

import dotenv
from django.core.wsgi import get_wsgi_application

dotenv.read_dotenv(os.path.join(os.path.dirname(os.path.dirname(__file__)), '.env'))

os.environ.setdefault("DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE", "project.settings")

application = get_wsgi_application()

That’s it. Now go 12 factor the crap out of something.

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