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Django Lookup Dict is a django app that enables you use a django model the Python dict way

Project description

A django app that allows you to use a djanog model created by the app with a python dict-like operators. Useful for storing configuration variables

Hello, world

Simple Demo:

from django_lookup_dict import LookupDict

lookup = LookupDict()
lookup['hello'] = 'world'
print "Lookup for Hello is : {0}".format(lookup['hello'])

How To:

Setting a value, regular assigningment with the square bracket operator [ ]:

lookup['hello'] = 'world'

Retrieving a value, using square bracket operator [ ]:


Key count:


Deletin, using the del and using square bracket operators:

del lookup['hello']

Deleting certain keys:

# lookup.delete(*args)
lookup.delete('key1', 'key2', 'key3')


Automatic installation:

pip install django_lookup_dict

Manual installation: Download the latest source from GitHub.

tar xvzf django_lookup_dict-[VERSION].tar.gz
cd django_lookup_dict-[VERSION]
python build
sudo python install

After Instalation:

  1. Add ‘django_lookup_dict’ to INSTALLED_APPS in your django project’s settings.
  2. Run ‘python syncdb’ in order to create the data storage for the model.

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