Django Again!! – Let the operation begin.

This is unbelievable that not only I have tried to learn Django so many times and yet failed, this is my second attempt to write a blog about learning it. Yes, its the same draft I made a week ago. Hope it goes to completion.

So I am following Django girls tutorial  cause it looks short and simple. I tried the tutorial provided by official django site, well it didn’t work for me  . I will be trying it later. Presently I need to build something quickly.

So this tutorial teaches development using python 3 and django version 1.9.0 or higher.

I have OS Ubuntu 14.04. Quick points I learnt.

  • Something new to learn :D. PyCharm- Integrated Development Environment for Python .
  • New .command to use in terminal so I am inludeing this in the list.
  • While creating python3 virtual environment, I would prefer using the following command
     sudo apt-get install python3.4-venv

    rather than using

     sudo apt-get install python3-venv.
  • Also , following commands for pip and django installtion.
     sudo apt-get install python3-pip.
    sudo pip3 install django
  • Dunder- “double underscore” 😀
  •  Views are logic, models give us information, view process them and give it to template.
  • Useful for finding colour codes
  • If you find problem in inserting data on your local computer through django shell, check the permissions of the database and try changing them using chmod.

I finally , 😀 completed the tutorial today. The project is live at

Presently, if someone is not logged in as admin, then he/she may only read stuff on blog, so not all functionality are visible to you. I will try to keep working on it, while learning new things and improving it.

Till then, have a great time !!



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