Question: Write short note on Django.
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Subject: Internet Programming

Topic: Python Web Framework: Django

Difficulty: Medium

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modified 14 months ago  • written 14 months ago by gravatar for Binita Mayekar Binita Mayekar40
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Django

  • Django is a free and open source, full-stack web application framework, written in Python.
  • Django Python is a framework for perfectionists with deadlines. With it, you can build better Web apps in much less time, and in less code.

Django – Design Philosophies

Django comes with the following design philosophies −

  • Loosely Coupled − Django aims to make each element of its stack independent of the others.
  • Less Coding − Less code so in turn a quick development.
  • Don't Repeat Yourself (DRY) − Everything should be developed only in exactly one place instead of repeating it again and again.
  • Fast Development − Django's philosophy is to do all it can to facilitate hyper-fast development.
  • Clean Design − Django strictly maintains a clean design throughout its own code and makes it easy to follow best web-development practices.

Advantages of Django

Few advantages of using Django which can be listed out here

  • Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Support − Django provides a bridge between the data model and the database engine, and supports a large set of database systems including MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, etc. Django also supports NoSQL database through Django-nonrel fork. For now, the only NoSQL databases supported are MongoDB and google app engine.
  • Multilingual Support − Django supports multilingual websites through its built-in internationalization system. So you can develop your website, which would support multiple languages.
  • Framework Support − Django has built-in support for Ajax, RSS, Caching and various other frameworks.
  • Administration GUI − Django provides a nice ready-to-use user interface for administrative activities.
  • Development Environment − Django comes with a lightweight web server to facilitate end-to-end application development and testing.
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