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Django Web Framework

Meta via Coursera


It's time to build something bigger. In this course, you will use the Django web framework to build, secure and administer a web server. You will have the opportunity to create, design and configure a web app using the Django framework in-line with best practices. Explore the usage of models in Django and their relationship to databases. Use views to render requested data to meaningful template structures for a composed user interface (UI). Implement proactive security practices and mitigate common security risks. B​y the end of the course you will be able to: • Design a Django web application using Python, HTML and CSS. • Describe and implement the HTTP request response cycle by creting views, routes and templates. • Describe and build a data model to create database tabless and dynamic web forms. • Explore the Django Template Language to create dyanamic webpages that display data stored in a database. • Create, share and test your web application by using industry standard best practice and guidelines. To succeed in this course, you are required to have a fundamental knowledge of the following: HTML and CSS Python MySQL You also require basic internet navigation skills and an eagerness to get started with coding in Django!


  • Introduction to Django
    • Get to know Django and its uses, and learn how to set up your projects and applications.
  • Views
    • Delve further into the HTTP Request Object to get a better understanding of how it maps to the common CRUD operations
  • Models
    • Synthesize your new skills to work with data across different layers and store the data in a MySQL database.
  • Templates
    • Learn how to create a basic Django template using best-practice principles to ensure an efficient and maintainable build.
  • Course summary and graded project assessment
    • Practice and reflect on the skills you learned in this course.

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