Access Django within a Python Script
A Python file needs to set the
DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE environmental variable before importing Django and setting it up. In a new file, import
os and then set the environmental variable to point to the settings file on the Python path:
import os os.environ['DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE'] = 'myproject.settings.development' import django django.setup()
You can now import your project models, views, or any other code you wish to access and you can execute the script from the shell:
$ python filename.py
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