Django for Beginners

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop

Django for Beginners

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop

About this workshop

This workshop explores each part of the framework, best practices, and real-world development techniques. Plus, get hands-on experience by building a sample polling system with dynamic, database-driven content. Arshad teaches how to design an application; route browser requests to return dynamic page content; structure and interact with databases using object-oriented programming; create, update, and delete records; and implement user authentication.

This workshop is ideal for: - Anyone interested in creating web applications, and learning the MVC architecture. - People who have learned Ruby on Rails and want to learn an alternative.

Takeaways

  • Learn the MVC architecture in the Django framework
  • Configure the Django “admin site”
  • Understand how to extend the Django forms and generic controllers
  • Introduction to testing in Django
  • Explore how static files are served

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Macbook with Python and Django 1.8 installed.
  • Sublime Text 2.
  • Solid understanding of HTML/CSS.
  • Comfortable with using Terminal.
  • Basic understanding of programming (variables, conditionals, functions).
  • Preview MVC knowledge is a plus, but not required.

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