Django?1:02 with Kenneth Love
Just what is Django?
[MUSIC] 0:00 Django is a web framework for 0:04 Python that has really embraced the idea of batteries included. 0:06 Unlike some frameworks like Flask, Jango tries to give you 0:10 everything that you'll need for the basics of your project so you can build as much 0:13 as possible before you start looking for third party packages. 0:16 But thanks to Django's age and 0:19 popularity, the third party packages are excellent and numerous. 0:21 Django started about 10 years ago at the Lawrence Journal World News Paper 0:25 in Lawrence Kansas. 0:28 Why does that matter? 0:30 Well online newspaper publishing is one of the biggest areas for 0:30 the development of content management systems, or CMS's. 0:34 In Django's early days, it was definitely aimed at this market, and 0:37 still occasionally get sold as a quick way to get a CMS 0:40 rather than a solid application framework, but have no fear. 0:44 Django can be used to build any and 0:48 all web applications that you might want to build. 0:49 It's currently used by some of the webs biggest hitters, 0:52 like Instagram, Pinterest, Artio, and Mozilla. 0:54 Now that we know that Jango can handle whatever we want to do with it, 0:57 let's see about getting it installed and starting our project. 1:00
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