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A simple Tag to implement Feather Icons in Django

Project description

Django Feather

A simple Tag ({% icon "name" %}) to implement Feather Icons in Django.

Install

Install django-feather using pip and put it into your INSTALLED_APPS:

pip install django-feather

settings.py:

INSTALLED_APPS = [
    # ...
    'django_feather',
    # ...
]

Usage

After installation, the tag can be used just like any other tag:

{% load icon %}

<p>Using a string {% icon "coffee" class="css-class" height="8" width="8" %}</p>
<p>Using a variable {% icon self.icon class="css-class" height="8" width="8" %}</p>

The icon tag will simply take the SVG source from the Feather project, apply additional attributes and return the SVG tag.

Testing

There are a few tests in the tests directory that should test the basic functions of this module. However, as these tests require the package to be build (so that the django_feather.icons module is populated), there are a few important steps to testing:

# Start by building the project
python setup.py build
# There should now be a build/lib directory present

# Make sure that django, pytest and pytest-django are installed:
pip install django pytest pytest-django

# Run the tests
export DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE=tests.settings
PYTHONPATH=build/lib:./ pytest tests 

The environment variable PYTHONPATH ensures that django_feather is not imported from the current directory but rather from the build/lib directory.

Performance

django-feather does not read the .svg files each time an icon is rendered. Instead, all the icons are written to a .py file upon build, just like the JavaScript library.
However, other than the JavaScript library, icons are rendered on the server side. This avoids having to call feather.replace() after the page has loaded.

License

Feather is licensed under the MIT License.

django-feather is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0:

Copyright 2019-2021 Jonas Drotleff <j.drotleff@desk-lab.de>

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License");
you may not use this file except in compliance with the License.
You may obtain a copy of the License at

   http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software
distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied.
See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
limitations under the License.

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