Django bills itself as “the Web framework for perfectionists with deadlines.” So let’s put ourselves on deadline and see how fast we can produce a simple blog using Django. (We’ll address your perfectionist side later.)
All the work in this chapter is done on the command line in your shell of choice (
zsh, Cygwin, or what have you). So open your terminal and
cd to a directory that is on your
PYTHONPATH environment variable. On a Unix-based system such as Linux, Mac OS X, FreeBSD, and so on, you can issue an
echo $PYTHONPATH command to see its ...