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Django 1.0 Web Site Development by Ayman Hourieh

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Creating your first project

Now that the software we need is in place, here comes the fun part—creating our first Django project!

As you may recall from the Django installation section, we used a command called django-admin.py to test our installation. This utility is at the heart of Django's project management facilities, as it enables the user to do a range of project management tasks. They include the following:

  • Creating a new project
  • Creating and managing the project's database
  • Validating the current project and testing for errors
  • Starting the development web server

In the rest of this chapter, we will see how to use some of these tasks and create a basis for our bookmark-sharing application in the process.

Creating an empty project

To create your ...

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