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Django reusable app with generic and essencial resources.

Project description

Simple project with base common resources for almost any Django project.


The installation is performed by using pip:

pip install django-essence

To enable django-essence in a Django project it’s needed to add it to INSTALLED_APPS in the project settings file:



The current implementation of django-essence offers only common base abstract models listed below:

  • TimestampedModel: model with attributes (fields) useful for audit purposes. Fields:

    • created_at

    • updated_at

  • EssenceModel: model inherited from TimestampedModel with an UUIDField. Fields:

    • id

    • created_at

    • updated_at

  • EssencePersistentModel: model inherited from EssenceModel with “soft delete” feature. Fields:

    • id

    • created_at

    • updated_at

    • deleted

  • EssenceSlugModel: model inherited from EssenceModel with a enhanced slug field. Fields:

    • id

    • created_at

    • updated_at

    • slug

All models are available importing from:

from django_essence.models import *

Running tests (development)

First install development dependencies with:

make install

Than run tests with:


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