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Activity stream application for Django

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django-stream provides activity streams for Django applications.

It differs from
`django-activity-stream <>`_
in that it does not use generic relations and does not provide a
``Follow`` object, but it can be used together with
`django-follow <>`_.



pip install django-stream


- In your ```` add stream types:


INSTALLED_APPS += ('stream', )

('default', 'Stream Item'),
('edit', 'Object edited'),
('created','Object created'),
('deleted','Object deleted'),
('followed', 'Object followed'),

- Register the models you want to be able to tag in your streams:


from django.db import models
from stream import utils

class MyModel(models.Model):
field = models.CharField(max_length = 255)



The repository includes a sample project and application that is
configured to test ``django-stream``.

Clone the repository and cd into the project folder:


cd test_project/
python test stream



- ``ActionManager.create(actor, verb, target=None, action_object=None, **kwargs)``:
Create a new action object

- ``ActionManager.get_or_create(actor, verb, target=None, action_object=None, **kwargs)``
Returns a tuple ``(Action, bool)``

- ``ActionManager.get_for_actor(actor)``:
Returns all the ``Action`` objects involving ``actor``

- ``ActionManager.get_for_target(target)``:
Returns all the ``Action`` objects involving ``target``

- ``ActionManager.get_for_action_object(obj)``:
Returns all the ``Action`` objects involving ``obj``


- ``stream.utils.register_actor(Model)``:
Make ``Model`` a possible actor

- ``stream.utils.register_target(Model)``:
Make ``Model`` a possible target

- ``stream.utils.register_acction_object(Model)``:
Make ``Model`` a possible action\_object

- ``stream.utils.action.send(actor, verb, target=None, action_object=None, description=None)``:
Create a new action object

Template Tags

There is one template tag that attempts to render a given action:


{% load stream_tags %}
{% render_action action %}

The template tag will try to find ``stream/<action.verb>.html`` and if
it fails render the default template ``stream/action.html``.


There is one signal that is fired when new actions are created:



`@flashingpumpkin <>`_

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