In this chapter, we have prepared our development environment, created our first project, and learned how to launch the Django development server. We learned how to install Django and virtualenv in Windows and Linux. We learned the basic mechanisms of how Django settings work and even learned how to install a database.
We are now ready to start building our social bookmarking application! The next chapter takes you through a tour of the main Django components and develops a working prototype for our bookmark sharing application. It's going to be a fun chapter with many new things to learn, so keep reading!