Excel MicroAPI

This is a Microservice for managing Excel files

It runs on the Django Framework, supported by Django Rest Framework

Setting Up / Installation

Step 1:

Clone the project

git clone https://github.com/microapidev/excel-microapi
cd excel-microapi

Step 2:

Create and activate a Python Virtual Environment (this command only runs on py3)

python -m venv venv

To activate the environment for Windows:


To activate the environment for Mac/Linux:

source venv/bin/activate

Step 3:

Install the Libraries needed

pip install -r requirements.txt

Step 4:

Start Server:

python manage.py migrate
python manage.py runserver

Step 5:

Test with Postman:

Make a Post request with Postman. You can download it here Making a Post Request


If you are going to be making changes or adding features to this Project please do the following:

  • Clone the Project

    Clone the project, if you have not done so, see here

  • Fork this repository

    Create a Fork. Here is how to:

    Create a Fork

    Keep track of the URL to the forked repository. It should usually be something like:


  • Update the Push url for the local repo on your machine

  • git remote origin set-url --push <insert forked url here>


    git remote origin set-url --push https://github.com/mark/excel-microapi
  • Create a new Branch with the feature name

    First pull the recent changes changes before creating a branch

     git pull
     git branch <feature_i_want_to_add>

    Work on your new changes and then push to your branch

    git push -u origin <feature_i_want_to_add>
  • Make a Pull Request on Github


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