Django-sparkle is a Django application to make it easy to publish updates for your mac application using sparkle.
In addition to publishing updates via the appcast feed, Django-sparkle can also collect system profile information if sparkle is configured to report it.
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pip install django-sparkle
sparkleto your installed apps
django.contrib.markupto your installed apps if not already included
SPARKLE_PRIVATE_KEY_PATHwhich is the path to your private DSA key for signing your releases.
urls.pyinclude the sparkle URLs by adding something like
- Ensure your domain name is properly configured in the sites framework.
python manage.py syncdbto create the tables needed for sparkle.
Create an application and optionally add some versions.
The application's appcast feed will be available at
SUFeedURL key in your Info.plist to point to the sparkle application's appcast URL.
http://example.com/sparkle/1/appcast.xml for example.
If you want to enable system profiling, be sure to set the
SUEnableSystemProfiling key in your Info.plist to
The path to your DSA private key for signing releases. Defaults to
None. If not provided, releases will not be automatically signed when uploaded.
- Tests of course!