Try Django - Learn the #1 Python Framework for Web Apps

Learn step-by-step to build a 5 Django Web applications and get your project in the real world today.
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  • Contents Video: 26.5 hours
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  • Skill Level Beginner Level
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Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

Try Django Tutorial Series (Last Updated: Jan - 6-2016)

Three project tutorials to help you launch your project this month. Either by collecting early email interest or early payment. This course also teaches you the basics of Django; the #1 Web Framework written in Python.

First Project: Create a blog with Django 1.9 and Bootstrap version 3

Second Project: Create a MVP Landing Page in Django 1.8 and Bootstrap version 3

Third project: Create and launch real live social sharing campaign called "Launch with Code"

Fourth Project: Create an MVP Landing Page to collect payment with Paypal (or pre-orders) for your products or services.

Fifth Project: Introduction to Django 1.7; We're going to teach you how to build a basic eCommerce app that uses Stripe's payment processing.

The Try Django Tutorial Series is designed to help you get used to using Django in building a basic landing page (also known as splash page or MVP landing page) so you can collect data from potential users. Collecting this data will prove as verification (or validation) that your project is worth building. Furthermore, we also show you how to implement a Paypal Button so you can also accept payments (or pre-payments).

Django is awesome and very simple to get started. Step-by-step tutorials are to help you understand the workflow, get you started doing something real, then it is our goal to have you asking questions... "Why did I do X?" or "How would I do Y?" These are questions you wouldn't know to ask otherwise. Questions, after all, lead to answers.

This is an Ad-Free Version of the Try Django Tutorial Series from our Coding Entrepreneurs Youtube Channel. High Res Video Downloads are also included.

Furthermore, we teach you how to launch on a live hosting service called Heroku (we show you were to buy domains as well).

Over 184,000 students are currently learning from our courses.

What are the requirements?

  • HTML & CSS knowledge is a plus (not required)
  • Python knowledge is a plus (not required)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Build a Django Blog
  • Launch Live Landing Page
  • Learn Django Basics
  • Build a Simple Sweepstakes / Referral System

What is the target audience?

  • Python Beginners
  • Django Beginners
  • Non-Technicals

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Welcome to Try Django
02:18

Welcome to Try Django!

01:49

A note about changing software versions

03:11

About our YouTube Channel

01:30

Setup Windows

Setup Mac

Setup Linux

1 page

PDF links for setup setup.

Section 2: Try Django 1.9
Introduction
02:43
Walkthrough
04:41
Before Getting Started
06:09
Versions & Install
11:40
Superuser & Admin
08:48
First App & Model
10:12
Model to Admin
05:30
Customize Admin
06:16
CRUD
05:03
Writing our First View
02:56
Request & Response
04:10
Mapping URLs to Views
05:28
In App URLs
06:41
Django Templates
07:46
Template Context
04:19
QuerySet Basics
06:34
Get Item or 404 Query
06:12
Dynamic URL Routing & Patterns
06:36
URL links & Get Absolute URL
08:47
Model Form & Create View
12:43
Instance Update View
04:49
Django Messages Framework
05:46
Delete View
02:08
Template & Inheritance
11:58
Setup Static Files - CSS & Javascript & Images in Django
11:37
Implement Bootstrap
09:38
Pagination by QuerySet
07:21
File Uploads with FileField and ImageField
14:13
SlugField
11:37
Social Share LInks
06:01
Custom Template Tags
04:18
Basic User Permissions
01:41
Associate User to Post with a Foreign Key
07:21
Using Facebook Comments
05:47
Item Publish Data & Draft
06:41
Model Managers & Handling Drafts
12:17
Search Posts
08:09
Next Steps & Thank you
02:27
Section 3: Try Django 1.8
1- Introduction
Preview
01:59
Start Project
Preview
07:34
First Migration
05:51
Admin & Superuser
06:20
Apps
08:30
First View & Url Routing
10:49
Django Settings Overview
08:45
Template Configuration
11:35
Models
12:41
Admin
08:46
Model Form
07:49
Form Validation
08:58
View & Template Context
06:50
Form in a View
19:24
Custom Form in a View
10:28
Setup Email
Preview
10:39
Static Files in Django 1.8
19:27
Serving Static Files
06:05
Adding Bootstrap to Django
16:48
Django Templates
13:56
Third Party Library: Django Crispy Forms
16:14
Bootstrap Grid System
20:26
Styling MVP Landing Part 1
10:13
CSS with Blocks
07:36
URL Names as Links
06:43
Styling MVP Landing Part 2
10:06
Django Registration Redux
20:21
Update Django Login URL to Custom URL
01:23
Authentication Links in Navbar
05:48
Login Form in Bootstrap Navbar
07:47
Styling MVP Landing Part 3
14:43
Logo Image in Navbar
03:29
Promo Video & Images
05:53
Icons with Font Awesome
09:22
Content for Authenticated Users
08:41
QuerySet Basics
13:26
Settings for Different Environments
12:15
Using SSH for with Webfaction Secure Shell
08:50
FTP for Production Settings
18:22
Install PIP + Migrate + Static Settings
08:54
Fix Static Settings
06:04
Final One
12:07
Section 4: Creating a Social Campaign with "Launch with Code"
09:53

Introduction to Launch with Code

19:10

Create your first Django Project

15:24

Views handle what is displayed on your website

15:36

Setup your Django Settings

16:41

Add GetBootstrap.com to your project.

22:01

Your First App

27:20

Using Forms to collect data

12:26

Make changes to models.

13:14

Save User IP Addresses

17:01

Save your reference ID

11:07

Create a Share Page

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Instructor Biography

It all started with an idea. I wanted freedom... badly. Freedom from work, freedom from boredom, and, most of all, the freedom to choose. This simple idea grew to define me; it made me become an entrepreneur.

As I strived to gain freedom, overtime I realized that with everything that you do you can either (1) convince someone, somehow, to do it with you or (2) figure out how to do it yourself.

Due to a lack of financial resources (and probably the ability to convince people to do high quality work for free), I decided to learn. Then learn some more. Then some more. My path of learning website design started a long time ago. And yes, it was out of need not desire. I believed I needed a website for a company that I started. So I learned how to do it. The company died, my skills lived on... and got better and better.

It took me a while after learning web design (html/css) to actually start learning programming (web application, storing "data", user logins, etc). I tinkered with Wordpress, believing it could be a "user" site, but I was mistaken. Sure there are/were hacks for that, but they were hacks/work-arounds and simply not-what-wordpress-was-indended-to-be. Wordpress is for blogs/content. Plain and simple.

I wanted more. I had a web application idea that I thought would change the way restaurants hire their service staff. I tested it with my basic html/css skills, had great initial results, and found a technical (programmer) cofounder as a result. He was awesome. We were featured on CNN. Things looked great.

Until... cash-flow was a no-flow. Business? I think not. More like an avid hobby. We had the idea for a business just no business. Naturally, my partner had to find a means of income so I was left with the idea on its own.

Remember how I said everything we do has 2 choices. Well I tried the convincing. Now it was time to try the learning. I opted to learn and haven't looked back since. I tried almost every language out there: PHP, Ruby on Rails, SQL, Objective C, C++, Java, Javascript. I was lost.

Then, I tried Python. I was hooked. It was so easy. So simple. So elegant.

Then, I tried Django. Even more hooked. Made from python & made for web applications. It powers Instagram.com & Pinterest.com (two of the hottest web apps right now?).

Then, I tried Bootstrap. Simple and easy front-end design (html & css) that is super easy to use, mobile-ready, and overall... incredible.

Python, Django, and Bootstrap are truly changing the way the world builds web applications. I believe it's because of the simplicity to learn, the sheer power behind them, and, most of all, the plethora of resources to aid anyone in building their web projects (from packages to tutorials to q&a sites).

I relaunched my original venture with my new found skills. That wasn't enough. It didn't compel me as it once had. I started imagining all the possibilities of all the ideas I've always wanted to implement. Now I could. Which one to start with? There were so many good ideas...

Then another idea, a new & fresh idea, started brewing. I started to believe in the power of learning these skills. What would it mean if other non-technical entrepreneurs could learn? What would it mean if ideas were executed quickly, revenue models proven, all prior to approaching the highly sought-after programmers? What would it mean if entrepreneurs became coders?

And so. Coding for Entrepreneurs was born.

Here are some bio highlights:

  • Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California
  • Bestselling instructor on Udemy
  • Funded creator on Kickstarter
  • Founder of Coding For Entrepreneurs
  • Cohost of Backer Radio

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