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Provides information about django models by a series of conveniences

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Provides information about [django]( models by
a series of conveniences, such as its fields (local, foreign keys, many to many).

Its only requirement is any version of django.

### Conveniences attributes

* all_fields

All model fields, including all relationships (back and forth).

* fields

Only local fields, ie. any regular field and relationships (excluding backwards).

* non_rel_fields

Basically the same thing as **fields**, but excluding all relationships.

* fk_fields

Local foreign key fields.

* backwards_fk_fields

Only backwards foreign key fields.

* all_fk_fields

All foreign key fields (back and forth).

* m2m_fields

Local many to many fields.

* backwards_m2m_fields

Only backwards many to many fields.

* all_m2m_fields

All many to many fields (back and forth).

### Sub-inspecting

**django-inspect** is able to futher inspect a field, all you have to do is
to call `inspect.sub_inspect("some_field")`. See [usage](#usage) for more.

**NOTE:** This method is only available for relationship fields.

## Installation

**django-inspect** is available through **pip**:

pip install django-inspect

## Usage

from django.contrib.auth.models import User

from django_inspect import Inspect

# Using an instance/object is also possible
inspect = Inspect(User)

[u'id', 'password', 'last_login', 'is_superuser', 'username',
'first_name', 'last_name', 'email', 'is_staff', 'is_active',
'date_joined', 'groups', 'user_permissions']

[u'id', 'password', 'last_login', 'is_superuser', 'username',
'first_name', 'last_name', 'email', 'is_staff', 'is_active',

['groups', 'user_permissions']


# Sub-inspecting

sub_inspect = inspect.sub_inspect("logentry_set")

[u'id', 'action_time', 'user', 'content_type', 'object_id',
'object_repr', 'action_flag', 'change_message']

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