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The Django Framework - creating a new revolution

Shruti Sharma
・2 min read

In this post we will be discussing about one of the most popular, most used and fast-growing web framework tools.


Table Of Contents

1. What is Django?

2. Why to use Django as a backend framework?

3. What are the advantages of using Django Framework?

4. Popular companies that use Django

5. Best Source to learn Django

6. Conclusion


What is Django?

Django is a high-level open-source Python web framework that allows you to develop web pages rapidly. Its main goals are simplicity, flexibility, reliability, and scalability.


Why to use Django as a backend framework?

  • It’s fast and simple - Django makes it really simple and fast to code by the DRY philosophy (Don't repeat yourself).

  • It’s secure - Django provides the best security to the developers. Security is a high priority for django.

  • It suits any web application project:

  • It’s fully loaded with extras and scalable, so you can make applications that handle heavy traffic and large volumes of information;

  • It is cross-platform, meaning that your project can be based on Mac, Linux or PC

  • It works with most major databases and allows using a database that is more suitable in a particular project, or even multiple databases at the same time.

  • It’s well-established


    What are the advantages of using Django Framework?

Written in Python Language:As mentioned Django is written in Python. Python language is simple to learn and easy to implement. Python manages more in fewer lines with large libraries.

Django and Python:Django and Python are core solutions for Fintech Companies in Silicon Valley, IT giants, Blue chip companies, and the Internet of things.

Extensive Support Libraries:It provides libraries that include string operations, web services, operating system interfaces, and standard protocol.

ORM Support:It provides ORM (Object Relational mapping) to work with the database so, you would not be required to write SQL queries to perform database operations.

Administrative Interface:The administration interface provided by Django is simple to create and one of the key advantages of using a framework. It gives you a fully-featured admin interface.

Popular companies that use Django:

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1.Disqus

2.Spotify

3.YouTube

4.Instagram

5.Dropbox


Best Source to learn Django:

I can refer this with my own experience Django provides the best documentation out there where it takes you, step-by-step in making a polling app.
It is s readable and self explanatory , you all can refer it through this link - https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/3.2/


Conclusion:

Django is a great addition to projects that need to handle large volumes of content (e.g., media files), user interactions or heavy traffic, or deal with complex functions or technology (e.g., machine learning). Yet it is simple enough for smaller-scale projects, or if you intend to scale your project to a much higher level. That’s why Django is used by so many companies that vary in size and goals.

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Matt Curcio

Very nice outline!
Thanks

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Shruti Sharma Author

Thanks