1. Getting Started: Installing Django

Django is a powerful Web application framework that lets you develop and deploy structured Web applications. That is to say, Django provides a framework in which to build Web apps. It’s an advanced framework, providing everything you need to create extensive, scalable Web applications. The Django framework is written in the Python programming language, and it lets you program your application in Python.

With Django, you can build just about any Web site that it’s possible to build. You can build an Internet shoe store, an auction site, a legal database, a language translation service, or just about anything else. Django specializes in sites that need database access—such as online store sites, or lookup ...

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