Introduction to Django with Python for Web Development

Video description

In this course, you'll learn how to build simple websites with Django and Python!

Django overwhelms a lot of people, and it doesn't have to! If you understand just a few basic concepts, you'll see that Django is a breeze to use!

In this course, we'll be developing on a Windows machine, but you should be able to follow along if you're on a Mac or Linux. You will be shown how to download and install Python and Django and create a basic website.

What You Will Learn

  • Introduction to Django
  • Build simple websites with Django
  • Download and Install Python
  • Install Django
  • How to manage URLs
  • How to create views/pages
  • How to use static image files
  • How to use templates
  • Basic CSS with Bootstrap


This course targets absolute beginners who want to learn how to build websites with Django and Python.

About The Author

John Elder: John Elder is a pioneer in Web Development who created one of the first Internet advertising networks back in 1997. He sold it to a publicly traded company at the height of the dot com boom and then went on to create the best-selling Submission-Spider search engine submission software that's been used by over 3 million individuals and small businesses in over 45 countries.

John graduated with honors with a degree in economics from Washington University in St. Louis where he was an artsci scholar. Today he teaches Web Development courses at Codemy the online code school he founded.

Product information

  • Title: Introduction to Django with Python for Web Development
  • Author(s): John Elder
  • Release date: August 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781839219894