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Top 10+ Interesting Facts About Django You Should Know

Top 10+ Interesting Facts About Django You Should Know
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Django is an Open-source software for creating websites and mobile application backends..  Django is a Python based web framework. It is supported by a large community of Python developers across the world.

It is easy to set up, learn, use and deploy web framework. It readily provides an admin interface for speeding up the application development process. Has tons of modules to choose from for integrating amazing functionalities that are already developed by someone else.

1. Django is a python web framework for creating amazing web applications.

Django is a python web framework for creating amazing web applications that are easy to build, fast, and secure. Django is a free and open source software that is backed by active communities across the world. Many of the large websites have used Django for creating their commercial applications such as Pinterest, Instagram and so on.

2. Has competitors like Flask

Django has so many competitors as well. But, because of its simplicity and shorter learning curve Django plays well. Even creating a secure and smart api using DJango is a piece of cake.

3. Python developers start using Django for web application development.

If you’re a Python developer or want to start learning an amazing framework which provides extensibility, security and speed you should consider DJango. I’ve been working in Django for more than 6 years and found no reason to switch to any other cms or framework.

4. Also supports mobile application backends.

Django not only suits for building web applications but also can serve as a backend to mobile application backend. It has tight bound libraries for communicating with Amazon’s AWS powered servers, storages. Most of the virtual server providers (VPS) are much simpler to setup a LAMP stack with Python and its frameworks.

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You don’t need to be an expert in server management. There is this amazing cPanel software available to manage your server. It gives you a cool graphical user interface for managing your web server.

5. Can be easily set up on cPanel powered web servers.

We’re talking about Django, and it has an integrated Python application setup from its graphical user interface. You can easily setup your python app, upload sources using cPanels GIT integration, you can connect your domains with cPanel’s interface and even configure DNS records. We’ll see how cPanel works best with Python (Django) in another post so let’s stick to Django Web Framework facts.

6. Better web applications with less code.

Django makes it possible to develop better web applications more quickly and with less code. Django helps for creating complex web applications that communicate with databases, with third-party api services, fetches data, exports data or imports data easily with a lesser amount of codes.

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A lot of third-party applications are available for Django development. You can freely download applications developed by experienced developers and integrate in yours.

7. Django is a high-level Python web framework

Django is a high-level Python web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. Built by experienced developers, it takes care of much of the hassle of web development, so you can focus on writing your app without needing to reinvent the wheel. It’s free and open source.

8.  Helps to create complex, database-driven websites easily.

In early days creating dynamic, database driven websites was an extremely difficult task. You’ve to take care of everything from frontend to backend to database management. With the advancements in web development technologies such as Django it became an extremely simple task to create and deploy websites in production.

9. Creating an API using Django is a piece of cake task.

Django not only helps to create dynamic websites having database backend but also to expose APIs for sharing the data or communicating with other applications or devices. Django supports SQL as well as NoSQL databases. In SQL, it supports SQLITE3, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and so on. Postgres, is a free and open-source relational database management system emphasizing extensibility and SQL compliance.

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Django is easy to use and configure software that helps in creating complex, database-driven websites with little effort.

10. Django follows model-views-template (MVT) architectural pattern

Model View Template (MVT) is a software design pattern that uses three primary components: Model View and Template.

11. Django is maintained by the Django Software Foundation (DSF).

The Django software is maintained and continuously developed by DSF i.e The Django Software Foundation. It is an independent organization established in the US as a 501(c)(3) non-profit.

12. Some of the popular websites built using Django

Instagram (It is a social networking site owned by Facebook. The mobile application is served from the Django backend. Cool. Isn’t it?), Mozilla, Disqus, Bitbucket, Nextdoor, Clubhouse

So these were some of the interesting facts about Django.

References: Interesting Facts About Python & Django Project