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Oscar, e-commerce framework for Django. (0.6.4)

by naomin last modified 2014-04-16
Released on 2014-04-04 by Tangent Labs, David Winterbottom under BSD License (revised) available for UNIX-like.
Software development stage: stable
An flexible and extensible e-commerce framework for Django

Oscar is an e-commerce framework for Django that is used to building domain-driven flexible applications. It is well-structured so it is rather easy to customize core business objects to suit the business needs. This allows Oscar to handle a wide range of e-commerce requirements, from large-scale B2C sites to complex B2B sites.


  • Support for all product types, including downloadable products, subscriptions, products with several variants(e.g. a shirt in different sizes and colours).
  • Customisable products
  • Multiple fulfillment partners for the same product.
  • Range of merchandising blocks for promoting products throughout your site.
  • Sophisticated offers - multibuys, bundles, buy X get 50% of Y etc
  • Vouchers
  • Comprehensive dashboard
  • Support for split payment orders
  • Extension libraries available for PayPal, GoCardless, DataCash

and more.

Oscar is an extremely flexible e-commerce solution, so there is no need to compromise.

Some problems Oscar already solves:

  • A checkout with up to 9 different payment sources, using multiple payment partners.
  • Sales representatives are allowed to place orders on behalf of their customers, using allocated budgets, managed within the system.
  • Integration with a series of SAP web services to provide catalogue and inventory updates.
  • Handling of a catalogue of around 20 million products, with stock provided by a range of international partners. Stock and biblio updates happening continuous using a Celery-driven backend.
  • Sophisticated access-control rules governing which customers can see which products.

Oscar was written by David Winterbottom and is developed and maintained by Tangent Labs , a London-based digital agency, with help from Mirumee . It is used in production in several applications to sell everything from beer mats to iPads.



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