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Django Packages

Django Packages helps you easily identify and compare good apps, frameworks, plugins, and other types of packages, using comparison grids.


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  • Comparison grids with wiki-like editing capability
    • Add packages to grid
    • Add/edit grid features
  • Storage of package info, fetched from public APIs
    • PyPI
    • GitHub
    • Bitbucket
    • GitLab (coming soon)
  • Basic search
    • Autocomplete packages/grids
  • Social features:
    • "I use this" button
    • Latest packages featured on homepage
  • "Add package" and "Add grid" forms


For detailed installation instructions, consult the docs.

To download, install and start the local server for development, simply run:

git clone
cd djangopackages
cp .env.local.example .env.local
docker compose build
docker compose up

Then point your browser to http://localhost:8000 and start hacking!

If you are running into conflicting port issues, we have an override file which re-maps Django (port: 18000) and Postgres (port: 45432). To activate it, simply run:

docker compose build
docker compose up

To run tests, run:

docker compose run django pytest

The Site

The Documentation

The documentation is hosted at


The code is open-source and licensed under the MIT license.


For Django Dash 2010, @pydanny and @audreyr created Django Packages.

They are joined by a host of core developers and contributors. See contributors.