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Django Tutorial Part 1 - Setup [ID:187] (1/1)

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video tutorial by brutimus, added 04/07

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Django is a Python web framework used for rapid application development in any environment. In under 10 minutes, we will go from a bare Linux (Ubuntu) installation to a fully functional Django server.

This tutorial follows the installation guide found on the official Django website, but a few details have been added for clarification.

Please help us spread the word! Vote for this over at DZone (The Developer's Zone), once the entry ranks highly we can bring in more viewers for Sean. Thanks, Founder-Ian.

Uploaded on 14th April 2007, running time 9 minutes.

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Nice and helpful - thanks

56. oalaqsayenaki Thu, 17 Jun 2010 20:00


Dear author

This tutorial is good , but seam you jump the step about pache.

I need a tutorial about django and apache with mod_python . What is correct way to set up apache with django . Thank you

54. cheap ray ban sunglasses Tue, 30 Mar 2010 15:49

It was useful for me to see how to prepair django to work with PostgreSQL.

Thank you.

53. anonymous Wed, 16 Dec 2009 05:49

its really good video. actually it just solved my all problems

52. anonymous Fri, 06 Nov 2009 13:27

In the beginning you hinted about installing SVN (and apache too?) but in fact it was already installed. All in all, a good job.

51. anonymous Tue, 13 Oct 2009 06:18

nice, look good!

50. anonymous Wed, 07 Oct 2009 11:27

Great video! It's really helpful for me. Thanks

49. anonymous Tue, 08 Sep 2009 20:18

I try learn phyton and belive wich this videos are good for learn

48. anonymous Mon, 24 Aug 2009 08:30

Great tutorial. Thanks.

47. anonymous Sun, 16 Aug 2009 06:16

good video and good description.Thanks

46. anonymous Wed, 15 Jul 2009 09:30

Good for introducing oneself to Django

45. anonymous Thu, 02 Jul 2009 06:31

nice one!

44. anonymous Thu, 02 Jul 2009 06:30

nice one!

43. anonymous Mon, 25 May 2009 10:32

Your tutorial helps me a lot. I face a bit problem setting up django in UBUNTU 9.04 but your tutorial solves it and saves tonnes of time. So thanks.

Hope to get great videos of django from you in the future.

Good Stuff! Lots of information.

Would like to see more!

Lots of information. But I was interrrupted by a phone call by a telemarketer. When I tried to rewind to listen to it again I am being forced to leave a comment. Well I want to relisten so it must be good.

38. anonymous Sun, 30 Nov 2008 09:20

this is pretty cool - but it there any other way to get django up and runing without typing cmd line stuff for 10 mins???

That was such a helpful tutorial to get me up and running! So easy to follow and by the end of it I now have Django working on my desktop.

36. anonymous Wed, 09 Jan 2008 06:35

Great !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1......................Maddy

For tech support come and explain your setup in our Google Group:

and we'll see if we can help.

Cheers, Ian (co-founder)

Hi, I've problems downloading a video about django. The filename is stoops010.flv. I can't view it in my browser either.


Einar Sarnes

33. anonymous Mon, 05 Nov 2007 12:51


I keep trying to su postgres but I keep getting a prompt for a password, I put in the root password and it failed, help!

Dennis -- There are a couple different ways to deploy a django app to the desktop. Here is a link to some info about that:

Since you can use SQLite with django, it makes it super simple to build an app so it doesn't rely on a big DB backend like Postgres or MySQL. Thanks for checking out my video!


Very nice! Clear!

related question: Any tools that can take a Django/python web app and convert (mirror?) it to a desktop application?

thanks again!


30. anonymous Sun, 21 Oct 2007 16:35

I enjoyed very much the video on sharing a Linux printer though Samba. Nice work. The bad thing, of course, is that the video become somewhat obsolete with a new Suse version (maybe the video should say which Suse it did use upon the start). As I could work around that, I guess the average user should however understand anyhow. Watching it turned out to be *very* useful for me. Thanks.

I will watch for more videos of that kind. Great!

29. anonymous Sun, 21 Oct 2007 13:36

Awesome video. Found it really helpful since I'm totally new to both Django and Ubuntu.

Any chance of getting more soon?

Thanks for your time! It was great help to me setting up Django for very first time.



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