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Writing your first Django app, part 1

Writing your first Django app, part 1
Let’s learn by example. Throughout this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the creation of a basic poll application. It’ll consist of two parts: A public site that lets people view polls and vote in them.An admin site that lets you add, change, and delete polls. We’ll assume you have Django installed already. $ python -c "import django; print(django.get_version())" If Django is installed, you should see the version of your installation. This tutorial is written for Django 1.9 and Python 3.4 or later. See How to install Django for advice on how to remove older versions of Django and install a newer one. Where to get help: If you’re having trouble going through this tutorial, please post a message to django-users or drop by #django on to chat with other Django users who might be able to help. Creating a project¶ If this is your first time using Django, you’ll have to take care of some initial setup. $ django-admin startproject mysite Note Where should this code live? These files are: Related:  Django

Intro to Django – Building a To-Do List Django is a powerful web framework, created in Python, which follows the DRY (Don't repeat yourself), and batteries included philosophies. It allows for rapid website development by providing a wide range of tools and shortcuts out of the box. Django is extremely fast and flexible - even faster than all of the PHP frameworks available. In this article, I'll introduce you to Django by showing you how to build a simple to-do list. Why Django? As stated above, Django follows the batteries included philosophy. User/Authentication systemAutomatic RSS generationGISAutomatically generated Admin interfaceGeneric views (more on this later)Three level caching systemPowerful template systemComments Django runs on an MTV (Model Template View) system (Not the television channel). Model. Creating Our To-Do List We are going to create a very simple application, a to-do list, to showcase how to get started with Django. First, we need to create our project. startapp core Change Line 12 to: After

Current Django Books – Two Scoops Press This page is a complete list of Django web framework published books that are current, deprecated, and outdated. This is a listing of all Django books, not just selected ones that we recommend. By books, we mean complete, published reference works available in print with an ISBN. Links lead to Amazon, but are "internationalized", meaning US readers go to, UK readers go to, and so forth. Out of these 26 published references, 42.30769230769231% are for supported versions of Django. Current (Django 1.9, 1.8) - 11 books Outdated (Django 1.7 or lower) - 15 books Listed here for historical reference only.

Django - Full Stack Python Django is a widely-used Python web application framework with a "batteries-included" philosophy. The principle behind batteries-included is that the common functionality for building web applications should come with the framework instead of as separate libraries. For example, authentication, URL routing, a templating system, an object-relational mapper (ORM), and database schema migrations (as of version 1.7) are all included with the Django framework. Compare that included functionality to the Flask framework which requires a separate library such as Flask-Login to perform user authentication. The batteries-included and extensibility philosophies are simply two different ways to tackle framework building. Neither philosophy is inherently better than the other one. Why is Django a good web framework choice? The Django project's stability, performance and community have grown tremendously over the past decade since the framework's creation. Django books and tutorials Django videos

Simplifying Django The following comes to you from Julia Elman and Mark Lavin. Julia is a a hybrid designer/developer who has been working her brand of web skills since 2002; and Mark is the Development Director at Caktus Consulting Group in Carrboro, NC where he builds scalable web applications with Django. Together, they are working on Lightweight Django, a book due out later this year that explores bringing Django into modern web practices. Despite Django’s popularity and maturity, some developers believe that it is an outdated web framework made primarily for “content-heavy” applications. Since the majority of modern web applications and services tend not to be rich in their content, this reputation leaves Django seeming like a less than optimal choice as a web framework. Let’s take a moment to look at Django from the ground up and get a better idea of where the framework stands in today’s web development practices. Plain and Simple Django Onboarding New Django Users Simple, right?

Twilio Cloud Communications - APIs for Voice, VoIP, and Text Messaging How It Works Ready to implement appointment reminders in your application? Here's how it works at a high level: An administrator (our user) creates an appointment for a future date and time, and stores a customer's phone number in the database for that appointmentWhen that appointment is saved a background task is scheduled to send a reminder to that customer before their appointment startsAt a configured time in advance of the appointment, the background task sends an SMS reminder to the customer to remind them of their appointment Building Blocks Here are the technologies we'll use: Django to create a database-driven web applicationThe Messages Resource from Twilio's REST API to send text messagesCelery to help us schedule and execute background tasks on a recurring basis How To Read This Tutorial To implement appointment reminders, we will be working through a series of user stories that describe how to fully implement appointment reminders in a web application. Let's get started! Finished

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Model field reference Field options¶ The following arguments are available to all field types. All are optional. null¶ Field.null¶ If True, Django will store empty values as NULL in the database. Avoid using null on string-based fields such as CharField and TextField because empty string values will always be stored as empty strings, not as NULL. For both string-based and non-string-based fields, you will also need to set blank=True if you wish to permit empty values in forms, as the null parameter only affects database storage (see blank). Note When using the Oracle database backend, the value NULL will be stored to denote the empty string regardless of this attribute. If you want to accept null values with BooleanField, use NullBooleanField instead. blank¶ Field.blank¶ If True, the field is allowed to be blank. Note that this is different than null. null is purely database-related, whereas blank is validation-related. choices¶ Field.choices¶ The first element in each tuple is the name to apply to the group. db_index¶

Introduction · Django Girls Tutorial The Django template language This document explains the language syntax of the Django template system. If you’re looking for a more technical perspective on how it works and how to extend it, see The Django template language: for Python programmers. Django’s template language is designed to strike a balance between power and ease. It’s designed to feel comfortable to those used to working with HTML. Philosophy If you have a background in programming, or if you’re used to languages which mix programming code directly into HTML, you’ll want to bear in mind that the Django template system is not simply Python embedded into HTML. The Django template system provides tags which function similarly to some programming constructs – an if tag for boolean tests, a for tag for looping, etc. – but these are not simply executed as the corresponding Python code, and the template system will not execute arbitrary Python expressions. Templates¶ A template is simply a text file. Variables¶ Variables look like this: {{ variable }}. <! <!