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AdminLTE - Open-Source Django Starter

Hello Coders!

This article presents AdminLTE Django, an open-source Django Dashboard crafted on top of the latest stable version of AdminLTE, an iconic Material UI design. The product, available for download on Github under the MIT License, has been updated recently to use the latest Django version (3.2.6 LTS), SASS compilation via Gulp and and improved Docker scripts.

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AdminLTE - Open-source Django Dashboard, the calendar page.


Probably the most simple way to get the product up & running in a local environment is to use the Docker setup as presented by the official product documentation and README file (saved on Github).


Step #1 - Download the sources from the product page

$ unzip django-dashboard-adminlte.zip
$ cd django-dashboard-adminlte
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Step #2 - Start AdminLTE Django in Docker

$ docker-compose pull
$ docker-compose build 
$ docker-compose up
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Once all commands are executed we should see this simple Django dashboard running in the browser:


AdminLTE - Open-source Django Dashboard Login Page.


AdminLTE - Charts Page

AdminLTE - Open-source Django Dashboard Charts Page.


Product Features

This new release of AdminLTE Django comes with an important update regarding the dependencies and also other (less) important but useful features:

  • Dependencies Update: latest Django 3.2.6 LTS
  • SASS compilation scripts via Gulp
  • Docker - improved scripts
  • Codebase refactoring for an easier maintenance
  • Free support via Discord and Github (issues tracker)

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ui-themes • Edited

Thank you for this project!
Docker seems to be a little bit slow on windows.

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Sm0ke Author

Thanks for using the product!
You are runnign the starter on native Windows or WSL?

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ui-themes

Native, I don't have a WSL installed.

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Sm0ke Author

Pleas open an issue on Github with more information regarding your ENV.
I will make a quick test and get back to u.
Thanks!

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WebsiteMarket

Great OSS design.

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Sm0ke Author

🚀🚀

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Rohith Gilla

Really good