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A Django-based implementation of the Popolo data specifications.

Project description

Welcome to the documentation for django-popolo!

django-popolo is a django-based implementation of the Popolo’s open government data specifications.

It is developed as a django application to be deployed directly within django projects.

It will allow web developers using it to manage and store data according to Popolo’s specifications.

The standard sql-oriented django ORM will be used.

Project is under way and any help is welcome.


To install django-popolo as a third party app within a django project, you need to add it to the django project’s requirements.txt. You can do this from GitHub in the usual way, or using the django-popolo package on PyPI.


Running the Tests

Set up the test environment with:

pip install -r tests_requirements.txt
python install

You can run the tests with:

python test



Notes on mysociety’s fork

mysociety/django-popolo is a fork of this project where integer ID’s are used instead of slugs. Otherwise the two projects are functionally equivalent.

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