Django for Web Development

Learning PathSkills: Django, Web Development, Projects

Get Started With Django Part 1: Build a Portfolio App

In this learning path, you’ll get started with Django and build projects along the way. Django is a high-level web application framework with loads of features. It’s great for anyone new to web development in Python because of its fantastic documentation.

Django for Web Development

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Get Started With Django Part 1: Build a Portfolio App

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Get Started With Django: Build a Portfolio App

Learn the basics of creating powerful web applications with Django, a Python web framework. You'll build a portfolio website to showcase your web development projects, complete with a fully functioning blog.

Get Started With Django Part 2: Django User Management

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Get Started With Django Part 2: Django User Management

Learn how to extend your Django application with a user management system, complete with email sending and third-party authentication.

Get Started With Django Part 3: Django View Authorization

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Get Started With Django Part 3: Django View Authorization

This tutorial covers how to restrict your web pages to users with different roles through Django view authorization. You'll learn about HttpRequest.user objects, view decorators that authenticate, and how to notify your users with the Django messages framework.

Python Application Layouts and Project Structures

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Structuring a Python Application

This course is a reference guide to common Python application layouts and project structures for command-line applications, web applications, and more.

Django Migrations: A Primer

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Django Migrations 101

With this course you’ll get comfortable with Django migrations and learn how to create database tables without writing any SQL, how to automatically modify your database after you changed your models, and how to revert changes made to your database.

Django Migrations: A Primer

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Digging Deeper Into Django Migrations

In this step-by-step Python tutorial, you'll not only take a closer look at the new Django migrations system that is integrated into Django but also walk through the migration files themselves.

Make a Location-Based Web App With Django and GeoDjango

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Make a Location-Based Web App With Django and GeoDjango

Learn how to use Django and GeoDjango to build a location-based web application from scratch. You’ll be building a simple nearby shops application that lists the shops closest to a user’s location.

How to Provide Test Fixtures for Django Models in Pytest

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How to Provide Test Fixtures for Django Models in Pytest

Learn how to use fixtures to simplify your testing in pytest. If you use Django, pytest fixtures can help you write tests that are painless to update and maintain even as you make changes to your models.

Django Redirects Tutorial

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Django Redirects

Learn everything you need to know about HTTP redirects in Django. All the way from the low-level details of the HTTP protocol to the high-level way of dealing with them in Django.

Modeling Polymorphism in Django With Python

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Modeling Polymorphism in Django With Python

Modeling polymorphism in relational databases can be a challenging task, but in this article, you'll learn several modeling techniques to represent polymorphic objects in a relational database using the Django object-relational mapping (ORM).

What You Need to Know to Manage Users in Django Admin

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What You Need to Know to Manage Users in Django Admin

Learn what you need to know to manage users in Django admin. Out of the box, Django admin doesn't enforce special restrictions on the user admin. This can lead to dangerous scenarios that might compromise your system.

Customize the Django Admin With Python

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Customize the Django Admin With Python

Learn how to customize Django's admin with Python. You'll use AdminModel objects to add display columns, calculate values, link to referring objects, and search and filter results. You'll also use template overriding to gain full control over the admin's HTML.

How to Create an Index in Django Without Downtime

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How to Create an Index in Django Without Downtime

Get a solid understanding of the limitations of Django migrations by tackling a well known problem: creating an index in Django with no downtime.

How to Write an Installable Django App

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How to Write an Installable Django App

Learn how to create an installable Django app. You'll cover everything you need to know, from extracting your app from a Django project to turning it into a package that's available on PyPI and installable through pip.

How to Move a Django Model to Another App

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How to Move a Django Model to Another App

Learn how to move a Django model from one app to another using Django migrations. You'll explore three different techniques and learn some helpful guidelines for choosing the best approach for your situation and needs.

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