Introducing Django ClearCache 🤠🧹💰 - allows to clear cache via admin UI or command lineJan 22, 2020 · by Tim Kamanin
I've been working with the Django cache recently. And while Django has exceptional caching capabilities, I was surprised to find out that it doesn't provide a simple way to manually clear a cache.
I checked online and found a couple of clear cache packages for Django, but all of them were too old, and you could only clear cache via the command line.
At the same time, I wanted a package to do the following:
- give me the ability to choose a cache I want to clear (Django can have as many cache names/backends as you wish);
- allow me to clear cache via admin UI by a click on a button;
- allow me to clear cache via
manage.pycommand so I could integrate it into CI/CD pipeline.
... and a few hours later, I came up with the Django ClearCache package that you can now install and use:
pip install django-clearcache
It checks all the points above, here's how the UI part looks: