Introduction

Welcome to the Django application framework. Django gives you a great deal of power by letting you create structured Web applications. When you create a Django application, Django creates the parts for you—you just fill in the blanks.

Of course, knowing what blanks to fill in takes some time, and knowing what to put in those blanks also takes some time. And that’s where this book comes in.

You’ll get a guided tour of Django applications here. You’ll see how to create a basic application, use templates to create Web pages, display controls such as buttons and text fields in forms, style Django pages with CSS, log users in and out—and more.

What’s in This Book

You’ll start by seeing how to create Django projects and basic applications. ...

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