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Differences between python and java

This article is not to discuss the strenghts and weaknesses of both python and java, rather it is to explain and then realize how powerful these two languages are.


Django comes packaged with a URL dispatcher which let's you design cool elegant URL scheme. It let's you design URLs the way you want with no limitations as such. Also there is no URL extentions such as .php, .html or .cgi, which means a much more beautiful URL.

Models and Migrations

Setting up Database

Before we start with models let's understand how to setup database to work with Django. Django comes pre bundled and ready to work with SQLite database, which for development and for very small lightweight websites would be enough to wor with, but if the scale of the website or the user-base of the website is even moderately high, SQLite is definitely not enough.

A complete guide/tutorial to Django

What is Django?

Django is a Python framework that make developing database driven website that can be set up in mere hours for most simple websites. The elegance of Django is that the actual coding we have to do is very less and many a boilerplate coding that every developer codes in every app is already implemented. However everything is still kept customizable and tweak-able. There is also the obvious advantage of being able to use the enormous list of Python library modules.

Django Middleware - The new version of middleware and how to use it?

What is Django's Middleware?

Django's middleware framework allows the developers to hook into the request/response processing. They allow us to alter the request/response globally on every request/response cycle. For example the AuthenticationMiddleware alters and associates the request object with a user (using sessions) for each request, which is passed on to the views.

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