API Server Django

Open-source API Server crafted in Django using DRF (Django REST Framework)
Simple starter built with Python / Django Rest / Sqlite3 and JWT Auth. The authentication flow is based on json web tokens. The product comes with a simple, intuitive codebase, DRF integration, SQLite for persistence JWT Authentication API, Docker, and unitary tests.
Version: v1.0.2, release date 2022-06-07
API Methods - for full description please access API Unified Definition
    • /api/users/register: create a new user
    • /api/users/login: authenticate an existing user
    • /api/users/logout: delete the associated JWT token
    • /api/users/checkSession: check an existing JWT Token for validity
    • /api/users/edit - edit the information associated with a registered user
Django API Server - Open-source Product.

✨ Requirements

  • Python3 (Python2 is not supported)
  • Django==3.2.13
  • djangorestframework==3.13.1
  • PyJWT==2.4.0
  • django-cors-headers==3.13.0
  • gunicorn==20.1.0 (used by the Docker set up)

✨ How to use the code

👉 Step 1 - Clone the sources
$ git clone
$ cd api-server-django
👉 Step 2 - Create a virtual environment
$ virtualenv -p python3 venv
$ source venv/bin/activate
👉 Step 3 - Install dependencies using pip
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
👉 Step 4 - Start the API Server
$ python migrate
$ python runserver
The API server will start using the default port 8000.

Docker execution

👉 Step 1 - Get the code
$ git clone
$ cd api-server-django
👉 Step 2 - Start the app in Docker
$ docker-compose up -d --build
Visit http://localhost:5000 in your browser. The API server will be running

✨ Compatible Fullstack Products

The product can be used as a standalone server but also as an authentication server for React, Vue products. Such a product already configured with Django API Server is React Datta Able, an open-source React Dashboard.
React Datta Able - Open-Source Dashboard