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Oracle Json Field

django_json_field is a reusable Django field that allows you to store validated JSON your database and your model It is heavily inspired by the Postgres Json Field and this generic json field: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/dmkoch/django-jsonfield/

PreRequisites

To use oracle-json-field you will need Django 2.0+ and Python3+

Installation

Install via pip

pip install oracle-json-field

Or install via source

python setup.py install

Setup

Update Django settings as follows

INSTALLED_APPS += ('oracle_json_field',)

Define your models

from oracle_json_field.fields import JSONField
from oracle_json_field.managers import JsonQueryManager

class JsonModel(models.Model):
    json = JSONField()
    default_json = JSONField(default={"key1": 50})
    complex_default_json = JSONField(default=[{"key1": 50}])
    empty_default = JSONField(default={})

    objects = JsonQueryManager()

Create and Natively query any field in your json

JsonModel.objects.create(json={
  "person": {
    "age": 25,
    "first_name": "Joe",
    "last_name": "Blogs",
    "address": {
      "number": "52",
      "street": "Here Terrace",
      "post_code": "ABC 123",
      "city": "Anytown",
      
    }
  }
})

JsonModel.objects.filter_json(json__person__first_name='Joe')
JsonModel.objects.filter_json(json__person__first_name__startswith='J')
JsonModel.objects.filter_json(json__person__address__city__in=['Anytown', 'Sometown'])
JsonModel.objects.filter_json(json__person__age__gte=25)

Running the test suite:

In order to run the test suite, you will need to create an oracle user and export the following environment variables:

ORACLE_JSON_HOST
ORACLE_JSON_PORT
ORACLE_JSON_SID
ORACLE_JSON_USER
ORACLE_JSON_PASS

This link describes how to setup the testing user: https://code.djangoproject.com/wiki/OracleTestSetup

Then run the following command

python setup.py test

You should then see:

running test
Creating test database for alias 'default'...
Creating test user...
System check identified no issues (0 silenced).
......................................
Preserving test database for alias 'default'...
----------------------------------------------------------------------
Ran 38 tests in 4.900s

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