Deploy a Django web app with Nginx and Amazon ECS - 2023
What you'll learn
- How to deploy your website using Amazon ECS and Docker
- How to use AWS for deployment
- How to build a mini Django application
- How to deploy your static files to Amazon S3
- How to host your postgres database on Amazon RDS
- Learn how to integrate Nginx in your web app
- A computer/laptop that makes use of Windows. Not MacOS or Linux (due to possible deployment issues).
- Basic knowledge of Python, Django and AWS is required (especially on EC2)
- Knowledge on Docker would be helpful, but it isn't mandatory for this course.
Welcome! I'm here to help you to master the basics of deploying a Django web application to Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) whilst utilizing Nginx and Docker.
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This course is primarily intended for individuals who have a basic knowledge of Django and AWS. Knowledge on Docker would be helpful, but it isn't mandatory for this course.
To put it simply, if you have some background in Django and AWS and want to learn about how to deploy your web application, then this is definitely the course for you!
The Deploy a Django web app with Nginx and Amazon ECS course has been structured in a simple and logical order. Everything that has been designed from the styling to the graphics and topics covered is crafted with the absolute duty of care towards the student.
The main focus of the course is to teach you how to deploy your Django web application to Amazon ECS with Docker and Nginx.
We will only focus on deployment and NOT delve into making use of any automation tools or focus on intricate use cases.
You will learn how to utilize several AWS services such as Amazon S3, Amazon RDS, Route 53, Certificate Manager, Elastic Container Service (EC2 - launch type) etc.
You will also learn how to attach a domain name and SSL certificate to your web application.
It is mixed with theory and practical hands-on demonstrations.
The course is structured in a logical and cohesive way - not just random slides plastered everywhere.
It starts off very simple and then builds on gradually throughout the course.
You will also learn about the basics of Docker and containerization
This course is jam-packed with lecture slides, PDF walkthroughs, code snippets/references and comes along with the full project source code - as a zip file.
All 150 + slides are available as a downloadable PDF.
The Deploy a Django web app with Nginx and Amazon ECS course is a highly practical course and allows you to apply your knowledge:
There is a wealth of hands-on lectures throughout this course.
You will be able to deploy your Django web application by containerizing it.
My name is Arno Pretorius. I'm a qualified IT teacher who has taught programming both in-person and online. My main passions are teaching and technology, so I thought why not just combine the best of both worlds to create something truly amazing and valuable. Over the years, I have created and deployed many real-world Django-based applications, including a job portal for university graduates and an exclusive social network.
I'm a Django developer, an AWS Solutions Architect Professional, Developer and an AWS Database Specialist. I have a keen interest in everything that relates to web development, Django web application security, and cloud computing.
So, let's go and become fluent in Django deployment, along with an extra service or two.
Trust me you are in good hands!
This course also comes with:
- 6.5 hours of on-demand video
- Full lifetime access
- A Udemy certificate of completion
- Several downloadable resources
- Access on mobile and TV
Join me in this course if you want to learn how to deploy your Django web application via containerization.
Who this course is for:
- Mid - advanced python developers with a basic knowledge of Django
- Developers who want to deploy their Django web application
- Django + AWS deployment enthusiasts
Arno is a Software Developer and a Solutions Architect who has a particular interest in Cloud computing and API’s.
He has a BSc in Information Technology and is an AWS Certified Solutions Architect and Developer Associate. He is also a web developer with experience in creating and deploying Django-based applications to the AWS cloud.
During his spare time he enjoys reading, blogging and streaming.