A simple Django app to represent organisms.
Organisms is a simple Django app to represent organisms.
Download and Install
This package is registered as “django-organisms” in PyPI and is pip installable:
pip install django-organisms
If django is not found on your system, pip will install it too.
Add ‘organisms’ to your INSTALLED_APPS setting like this:
INSTALLED_APPS = ( ... 'organisms', )
Run python manage.py migrate command to create organisms model.
(Optional) The following step is only needed if you have django-tastypie installed to create a REST API for your project and would like to have API endpoints for django-organisms.
Add the following to your project’s urls.py file:
# There are probably already other imports here, such as: # from django.conf.urls import url, patterns, include # If you have not already done so, import the tastypie API: from tastypie.api import Api # Import the OrganismResource: from organisms.api import OrganismResource # If you have not already done so, initialize your API and # add the OrganismResource to it v0_api = Api() v0_api.register(OrganismResource()) # In the urlpatterns, include the urls for this api: urlpatterns = patterns('', ... (r'^api/', include(v0_api.urls)) )
Usage of Management Command
This app includes a management command management/commands/organisms_create_or_update.py, which can be used to populate the organisms table in the database. It takes 3 arguments:
For example, to populate the Human object in the database, we would enter:
python manage.py organisms_create_or_update --taxonomy_id=9606 --scientific_name="Homo sapiens" --common_name="Human"