DJango - An Introduction to The web framework for perfectionists with deadlines

Last updated May 25, 2021

In this post, we will be going to discuss one of the most used and fast-growing web framework i.e Django. We know DJango is Python web framework and like other web framework DJango also supports MVC Pattern.


Table of content

1. What Is Django?

2. What are the features of Django?

3. What are the advantages of Django?

4. Companies that uses the Django so,

let's get started


What Is Django?

Django is a high-level Python web framework that allows you to develop web pages rapidly, it is free and open-source and very fast in developing web pages. Django offers out of the box features like Authentication, Authorization, Templates, Dynamic Url generating, database Connectivity, ORM to Query data and so many


What are the features of Django?

There are many features that Django offers to us, here we will see some important ones


Well documentation

The documentation provided by the Django Community is beginner-friendly and rich in content


SEO optimised

Because of the template system and template inheritance, Web pages built with Django is fully SEO optimized



Django source code is written in well design principles and patterns that encourage the creation of maintainable and reusable code. It will follow Don't Repeat Yourself (DRY) principle thats why ther is no  code duplication and reducing the amount of code. Django also promotes the grouping of related functionality into reusable "applications" and, at a lower level, groups related code into modules. This is similar to DJango MVT Model View Template architecture. The difference between MVC and MVT is the Django it self it takescare about controller part and it will allow us to handle template part. This template is in the form of HTML attributes with Django Template Language (DTL).


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Well Tested

It is a thoroughly tested framework, so you will not need to test the default codebase. it also provides testing packages to write your own test. Secure Django provides a secure way to manage user accounts and password, it helps developers avoid many common security mistakes by providing a framework to protect the website automatically.


Django will be used to build almost any type of website whih may include content management systems, wikis also social networks and news sites. It can work with any client-side framework and can deliver content Many formats like HTML, RSS feeds JSON and XML etc...


We know Django is written in Python, which will runs on many platforms. That means there is no tight coupled with any particular server platform, and can run our applications on many flavours of Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X


What are the advantages of Django? Written in Python Language: As mentioned Django is written in Python. Python language is simple to learn and easy to implement. Python manages more in fewer lines with large libraries


Django and Python: Django and Python are core solutions for Fintech Companies in Silicon Valley, IT giants, Blue chip companies, and the Internet of things


Extensive Support Libraries: It provides libraries that include string operations, web services, operating system interfaces, and standard protocol


ORM Support: It provides ORM (Object Relational mapping) to work with the database so, you would not be required to write SQL queries to perform database operations


Administrative Interface: The administration interface provided by Django is simple to create and one of the key advantages of using a framework. It gives you a fully-featured admin interface


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Companies that uses the Django

1) Disqus

2) Youtube

3) Instagram

4) Spotify

5) Bitbucket

6) DropBox


These are some companies that use Django for their development


Conclusion: In this DJango tutorial we covered introduction to DJango and its features and advantages. In the coming articles we will cover DJango setup and installation.


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