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Django 1.2 e-commerce by Jesse Legg

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Chapter 2. Setting Up Shop in 30 Minutes

In order to demonstrate Django's rapid development potential, we will begin by constructing a simple, but fully-featured, e-commerce store. The goal is to be up and running with a product catalog and products for sale, including a simple payment processing interface, in about half-an-hour. If this seems ambitious, remember that Django offers a lot of built-in shortcuts for the most common web-related development tasks. We will be taking full advantage of these and there will be side discussions of their general use.

Before we begin, let's take a moment to check our project setup. In the first chapter we planned a project layout that included two directories: one for files specific to our personal project ...

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