MemCachier Django Tutorial

by memcachier


MemCachier and Django on Heroku tutorial

This is an example Django 2.1 task list app that uses the MemCachier add-on on Heroku. A running version of this app can be found here.

Detailed instructions for developing this app are available here.

Deploy to Heroku

You can deploy this app yourself to Heroku to play with.


Running Locally

Run the following commands to get started running this app locally:

$ git clone
$ cd examples-django-tasklist
$ python -m venv venv
$ source venv/bin/activate
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
$ python migrate
$ python runserver

Then visit http://localhost:8000 to play with the app.

Deploying to Heroku

Run the following commands to deploy the app to Heroku:

$ git clone
$ cd examples-django-tasklist
$ heroku create
Creating app... done, ⬢ rocky-chamber-17110 |
$ heroku addons:create heroku-postgresql:hobby-dev
$ heroku addons:create memcachier:dev
$ git push heroku master
$ heroku run python migrate
$ heroku open

Get involved!

We are happy to receive bug reports, fixes, documentation enhancements, and other improvements.

Please report bugs via the github issue tracker.

Master git repository:

  • git clone git://


This library is BSD-licensed.