Completely updated for Django 4.2!
Django for Beginners is a project-based introduction to Django, the popular Python-based web framework. Suitable for total beginners who have never built a website before as well as professional programmers looking for a fast-paced guide to modern web development and Django fundamentals.
In the book you’ll learn how to:
If you’re curious about Python-based web development, Django for Beginners is a best practices guide to writing and deploying your own websites quickly.
"When readers interested in web development ask me what to read next after Python Crash Course, I refer them to Will's books: Django for Beginners, Django for APIs, and Django for Professionals. I highly recommend you check out his work."—ERIC MATTHES, author of Python Crash Course
"If you’re looking for a guide into the world of Django, then the three-step of Django for Beginners, Django for APIs, and Django for Professionals is ideal: get up and running, get into APIs, which are a cornerstone of modern app development, and then add the bits you need to your fledging app into production, from databases and static files, to user accounts and security. It’s a long road. Will’s books are an awesome companion."—CARLTON GIBSON, Django Fellow and Django REST Framework core contributor
"Will's books are a fantastic resource for web development with Django and Python. I highly recommended them."—JEFF TRIPLETT, Python Software Foundation Director, DEFNA President, and REVSYS Partner
Q: What format does the book come in?
This is a 335 page ebook that comes in PDF and EPUB formats. The paperback version–along with many reviews–is available on Amazon.
Q: Have you written additional books?
Yes, actually! I also authored Django for APIs and Django for Professionals. You can purchase all three books for $20 off.
Q: Can I get an invoice?
Totally! Upon purchase Gumroad will send you an email with a link to download the book. Click on the “Generate” button on your receipt to receive a detailed invoice with any additional information you need.
Q: Do you offer student/nonprofit discounts?
I understand it can be financially challenging as a student or nonprofit, however the pricing is the same for everyone. I’ve written many free tutorials and co-host a weekly podcast for those looking for free Django resources.
Q: Additional questions?
If you have any questions, shoot me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.