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A small django application for generating small colourful icons for users profile pictures

Project description

django-initialcon is a small django application for generating small colourful icons for users profile pictures. Project is hosted on Github https://github.com/bettsmatt/django-initialcon

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Quick start

  1. Install using PIP:

    pip install django-initialcon
    
  2. Add ‘initialcon’ to INSTALLED_APPS:

    INSTALLED_APPS = {
        ...
        'initialcon',
    }
    
  3. Include the initialcon URLconf in __init__.py:

    url(r'^initialcon/', include('initialcon')),
    
  4. Add font config to your settings.py:

    INITIALCON_FONTS = {
        'default': <pathtofont>),
        'alt': <pathtofont>)
    }
    
  5. Run the development server and test everything works by accessing http://127.0.0.1:8000/initialcon/test%20name

Configuration

Along with the fonts used the default size, maximum size and colors can be set by adding the following to your settings.py.:

INITIALCON_SIZE = 100
INITIALCON_SIZE_MAX = 200)
INITIALCON_COLORS = [
    (153,180,51), (0,163,0), (30,113,69), (255,0,151), (45,137,239),
    (159,0,167), (0,171,169), (185,29,71),(227,162,26), (255,196,13),
    (126,56,120), (96,60,186), (43,87,151), (218,83,44), (238,17,17)
]
INITIALCON_FONTS = {
    'default': <pathtofont>),
    'alt': <pathtofont>)
}

Example URLs

  1. Basic:

    localhost:8000/initialcon/test%20name
    
  2. Custom size:

    localhost:8000/initialcon/test%20name?size=200
    
  3. Custom font:

    localhost:8000/initialcon/test%20name?font=alt
    
  4. Custom size and font:

    localhost:8000/initialcon/test%20name?size=200&font=alt
    

Example code

Template:

<img src="{{img.getImage}}" />

Code:

class MyModel(model.Models):

    image = ...
    name = ...

    def getImage(self):
        if self.image:
            ...
        else:
             return reverse('initialcon:generate', args=[self.name])

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