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Django 4 for the Impatient

By : Greg Lim, Daniel Correa
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Django 4 for the Impatient

By: Greg Lim, Daniel Correa

Overview of this book

Learning Django can be a tricky and time-consuming activity. There are hundreds of tutorials, loads of documentation, and many explanations that are hard to digest. However, this book enables you to use and learn Django in just a couple of days. In this book, you’ll go on a fun, hands-on, and pragmatic journey to learn Django full stack development. You'll start building your first Django app within minutes. You'll be provided with short explanations and a practical approach that cover some of the most important Django features, such as Django Apps’ structure, URLs, views, templates, models, CSS inclusion, image storage, authentication and authorization, Django admin panel, and many more. You'll also use Django to develop a movies review app and deploy it to the internet. By the end of this book, you'll be able to build and deploy your own Django web applications.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)

Managing GitHub and Git

To get our code on sites such as PythonAnywhere, we need our code to be on a code-sharing site such as GitHub or Bitbucket. In this chapter, we will use GitHub. If you are already familiar with uploading your code to GitHub, please skip the following section. Otherwise, you can follow along.

Let's look at the steps:

  1. Go to and sign up for an account if you don't have one. To put your project on GitHub, you will need to create a repository for it to live in. Create a new repository by clicking on + at the top-right and select New repository (Figure 12.1):

Figure 12.1 – GitHub – create a new repository option

  1. Give your repository a name such as moviereviews. Select the Public radio box and hit Create repository (Figure 12.2):

Figure 12.2 – GitHub – create a new repository

  1. We will begin to move our code onto GitHub. In your local...