Using Django09 April 2017
I’ve started looking into using Django, a python web framework to create an hours logging system. Currently, I’m repurposing the official django tutorial, to make a hours checking interface (rather than a poll taking one).
What I’ve noticed
Django is pretty well documented, from what I can tell, and it’s fairly simple to understand how it works. However there are some things about it that I just don’t understand.
For example, if you want to run your django server, you type in
python manage.py runserver.
The thing is, it gets pretty tiring to type
python manage.py <command>, so I found myself adding an alias to my
alias django='python manage.py'
I know what you might be thinking — isn’t the
django command already taken?
Here’s the thing – it’s not (only
TL;DR: I started using django, find it fairly intuitive, but there are some things about it that just make no sense at all.
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