I have a script which uses the Django ORM features, amongst other external libraries, that I want to run outside of Django (that is, executed from the command-line).
Edit: At the moment, I can launch it by navigating to a URL...
How do I setup the environment for this?
The easiest way to do this is to set up your script as a
manage.py subcommand. It's quite easy to do:
from django.core.management.base import NoArgsCommand, make_option class Command(NoArgsCommand): help = "Whatever you want to print here" option_list = NoArgsCommand.option_list + ( make_option('--verbose', action='store_true'), ) def handle_noargs(self, **options): ... call your script here ...
Put this in a file, in any of your apps under management/commands/yourcommand.py (with empty
__init__.py files in each) and now you can call your script with