© Daniel Rubio 2017

Daniel Rubio, Beginning Django, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-2787-9_1

1. Introduction to the Django Framework

Daniel Rubio

(1)F. Bahia, Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico

The Django framework started in 2003, as a project done by Adrian Holovaty and Simon Willison at the Journal-World newspaper in Lawrence, Kansas, in the United States. In 2005, Holovaty and Willison released the first public version of the framework, naming it after the Belgian-French guitarist Django Reinhardt.

Fast forward to 2017 – the Django framework now operates under the guidance of the Django Software Foundation (DSF) , the framework core has over 1000 contributors with more than 15 release versions, and there are over 3000 packages specifically ...

Get Beginning Django: Web Application Development and Deployment with Python now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.