Try Django 1.9 | Build a Blog and Learn Python's #1 Library

Learn step-by-step to build a Django Blog Web Applications and get your project in the real world today.
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Published 3/2014 English

Course Description

Try Django 1.9 Tutorial Series (Last Updated: Oct-2016)

Three project tutorials to help you launch your project this month. This course teaches you the basics of Django by building an Advanced and Modern Blog; the #1 Web Framework written in Python.

Create a Blog with Try Django 1.9Advancing the Blog 

and

Learn Django Rest Framework in Blog API section to build a powerful RESTful API service.

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 1.9 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.

Over 200,000 students are currently learning from our courses.

What are the requirements?

  • Grit & Persistance
  • 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
  • Learn Markdown into Django Integration
  • Learn Django Rest Framework for RESTful API Design

What is the target audience?

  • Python Beginners
  • Django Beginners & Advanced users (for API Design)
  • Non-Technicals
  • Anyone looking to learn Full Stack Development

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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
Preview
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: Advancing the Blog
Welcome to Advancing the Blog
01:20
Blog from Try Django 1.9
06:41
Render HTML and Markdown
13:04
Implement Django Pagedown for Stack Overflow Style Markdown
09:25
Responsive Image inside of Post Markdown Content
04:29
Render Markdown & Django
09:14
Truncate and Django Template Tags
04:19
Dynamic Preview of Form Data
12:54
Django Crispy Forms
07:03
Bootstrap Input Groups
07:23
Django Generic Foreign Keys Part 1
09:01
Django Generic Foreign Keys Part 2
06:48
Django Generic Foreign Keys Part 3
08:07
Model Managers & Instance Methods
09:36
Create Comments
11:35
Reply to Comments
16:00
jQuery fadeToggle for Comment Replies
05:46
Comment Thread
18:38
Count Words & Get Read Time with Python
10:21
Blog Post Read Time in Django
14:18
Delete View with Confirmation
07:45
Delete Permissions & Http Status Codes
07:53
Basic User Login, Registration, and Logout
08:37
User Login & Form Validation
09:45
User Register Form & View
15:43
User Login Required
06:09
Breadcrumb Navigation
04:12
Thank you!
01:35
Section 4: Blog API Project | Learn Django Rest Framework
Welcome
00:56
Getting Started & Installations
09:18
API Module & ListAPIView
09:54
Serialize Model Data into JSON
07:18
Serializing Objects in the Python Shell
07:24
Retrieve API View aka Detail View
05:17
Update & Destroy (Delete) API View
04:56
Update & Delete in the Python Shell
02:58
Create Serializer and Create API View
05:13
Associate User with View Methods
05:09
Custom Permissions
08:30
Filtering a QuerySet in a ListAPIView
07:43
Pagination with Rest Framework
08:05
Hyperlinked Identity Field for URL
05:08
Serializer Method Field
06:15
Comments API
09:56
Comment Children & Reply Count
07:02
Comments in Post Detail API View
05:47
Comment Create Serializer Function Part 1
10:52
Comment Create Serializer Function Part 2
09:45
Comment Create Serializer Function Part 3
10:48
Update & Destroy Mixins
11:56
Comment Detail, Update, & Delete
06:55
Comment URLS & Post GET API Urls
09:04
User API Setup
07:32

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Instructor Biography

Justin Mitchel, Coding Entrepreneur & Teacher

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 & Pinterest (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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