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Django Fundamentals

by Reindert-Jan Ekker

This course teaches the basics of web development with the Django framework. You will learn everything you need to become a productive Python web developer.

What you'll learn

Django is the most popular and most mature Python web development framework around. It makes it easy to build better Web apps more quickly and with less code. Building web sites with Django is not just smart and efficient, but fun too!

In this course, Django Fundamentals, you will learn how to build a complete web application with Django.

First, you'll see how to create attractively styled pages using Django templates.
Next, you'll learn how to add URL mappings for these pages, and handle user interaction with forms.
Finally, to store and manipulate data, Django offers a powerful model API and admin interface, and of course these are covered as well.

After finishing the course, you will have a good overview of all the essential parts of Django and how they work together, so that you can go on and build your own websites in Django.

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About the author

After years of working in software development, Reindert-Jan Ekker switched to teaching programmers in 2010 and never looked back. He authors Pluralsight courses and teaches classes about Python, data science, devops (among others). Even though he squeezes some development jobs in here and there, teaching is his real passion and he is looking forward to share this passion with you.

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