Skip to main content
This is a pre-production deployment of Warehouse. Changes made here affect the production instance of PyPI (
Help us improve Python packaging - Donate today!

A Django app for handling github users and repos.

Project Description

A Django app for handling github users and repos.


To get the latest stable release from PyPi

pip install django-octocat

To get the latest commit from GitHub

pip install -e git+git://

Add github to your INSTALLED_APPS


Add the github URLs to your

urlpatterns = patterns('',
    url(r'^github/', include('github.urls', namespace='github')),

Add github.middlewares.GithubAuthorizationMiddleware to your MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES


Add github.backends.GithubBackend to your AUTHENTICATION_BACKENDS


Don’t forget to migrate your database

./ migrate github

If you are planning on cloning the repos set the target directory in

import tempfile
GITHUB_ROOT = tempfile.gettempdir()

Finally add the Github settings under /admin.


To authenticate users send them to {% url 'github:authorize' pk=1 %} where pk is the id of the Github app.


mkvirtualenv django-octocat
make develop

Add code, write test, send pull request.


Octocat is a trademark owned by GitHub Inc and is used with permission. The library is in no way affiliated, maintained or sponsored by GitHub Inc.

Release History

Release History

This version
History Node


History Node


History Node


Download Files

Download Files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

File Name & Checksum SHA256 Checksum Help Version File Type Upload Date
django-octocat-0.2.1.tar.gz (12.6 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 Source Oct 6, 2013

Supported By

WebFaction WebFaction Technical Writing Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Dyn Dyn DNS Sentry Sentry Error Logging CloudAMQP CloudAMQP RabbitMQ Heroku Heroku PaaS Kabu Creative Kabu Creative UX & Design Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV Certificate Rackspace Rackspace Cloud Servers DreamHost DreamHost Log Hosting