While Django is primarily for web apps it has a powerful and easy to use ORM that can be used for command line apps and scripts too. There are two different approaches that can be used. The first being to create a custom management command and the second to initialize the Django environment at the start of your script.
Supposing you have setup a django project, and the settings file is in an app named main, this is how you initialize your code
import os, sys # Setup environ sys.path.append(os.getcwd()) os.environ.setdefault("DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE", "main.settings") # Setup django import django django.setup() # rest of your imports go here from main.models import MyModel # normal python code that makes use of Django models go here for obj in MyModel.objects.all(): print obj
The above can be executed as