Published on Nov 18, 2013
(The slides from this talk are available here: https://speakerdeck.com/seanoc/intro-...)
Intro to Django
This talk will provide a basic introduction to the Django web framework. Django is one of the most popular web application frameworks available for Python.
This talk will focus less on code and more on giving viewers the understanding and tools they need to successfully know when Django is a fit for their project and to be able to dig into the finer details of Django on their own.
Specific topics to be covered include:
What is a web framework and why would one use a framework?
Why would one use Django?
What problems are Django well suited to solve?
What are the basic goals, principles, and patterns that guide the Django project/community?
What tools are available out of the box with Django?
What resources are available to learn about and explore the Django community?
Django project: https://www.djangoproject.com/
Django New York: http://djangonyc.org
Bio: Sean O'Connor is the Lead Application Developer at bitly. Day to day he builds systems, reviews code, and works with the awesome crew at bitly to create powerful new tools to help people understand the social web. Outside of bitly Sean spends most of his time biking around NYC, brewing cider, and keeping his dog out of trouble. Additionally Sean has helped organize DjangoNYC and DjangoCon US for the last few years.