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Django-based currency exchange app synced with XE datafeed API.

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django-xe-currencies

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django-xe-currencies allows you to create your own currency exchange API synced with XE datafeed service.

Quickstart:

Install django-xe-currencies:

$ pip install django-xe-currencies

Add tinymce and xe_currencies to INSTALLED_APPS in settings.py for your project:

INSTALLED_APPS = (
    ...
    'xe_currencies',
)

Add xe_currencies.urls to urls.py for your project:

urlpatterns = patterns('',
    ...
    url(r'^currencies/', include('xe_currencies.urls'))
)

Specify XE_DATAFEED_URL in your settings.py:

XE_DATAFEED_URL = 'http://www.xe.com/dfs/datafeed2.cgi?xeuser'

To make a synchronization with XE datafeed run:

python manage.py xe_sync

Access api at the next url:

http://yourdomain.com/currencies/api/v1/currencies/exchange/?from=EUR&to=USD&amount=100&format=json

This example will return exchange data in JSON format:

{"from": "EUR", "to": "USD", "result": "143.45 USD"}

To retrieve currencies list use:

http://example.com/currencies/api/v1/currencies/?format=json

Using exchange in your code:

from xe_currencies.api.resources import exchange

exchange('EUR', 'USD', 100)

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