Hello! This article presents the latest updates of Black Dashboard, a premium Django Starter recently updated to support instant deployment on Render, and a simplified codebase. This iconic design can be used in any Django project (new or legacy) because is provided as an external library usable via PIP. Thanks for reading!
Black Dashboard PRO is a beautiful Bootstrap Admin Dashboard that comes in 2 versions: Dark and Light Mode. If you are looking for a tool to manage and visualize data about your business, this dashboard is the thing for you. It combines colors that are easy on the eye, spacious cards, beautiful typography, and graphics.
Starting with the latest version (v1.0.4 at the moment this article is edited) the product uses a theme-able pattern for the UI (available as an External Library) and also provides a continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) flow via Render. All these new features are explained in a short video published on YouTube:
How to use the product
In order to compile the product, the workstation needs Python3, GIT command-line tool, and also the developer should be comfortable working in a terminal. If this product matches the DNA of your future project, here are the steps to use in a local environment:
? Access the oficial page and purchase a license
Once the purchase is completed, you will receive the GITHUB_TOKEN required by the installation process.
? Clone the sources from GitHub (public repository)
$ git clone https://github.com/creativetimofficial/ct-black-dashboard-pro-django $ cd ct-black-dashboard-pro-django
GITHUB_TOKENin the environment
$ export GITHUB_TOKEN='TOKEN_HERE'
? Install modules using a virtual environment
$ virtualenv env $ source env/bin/activate $ pip install -r requirements.txt
? Set UP/Migrate Database
$ python manage.py makemigrations $ python manage.py migrate
? Start the APP
$ python manage.py runserver
At this point, the app should be up & running.
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