34 Basics videos

Templates and Views

Video 30 · Length: 23:16 pro video

Along with models; templates and views make up part of the core of a django project. Learn how templates and views work together and what it takes to get started with them.

Django Basics: Models

Video 28 · Length: 25:23 pro video

Models are important because they allow you to add, save, update, and delete data from the database, all from in your project. In this video you will learn how to create a model, query for data, and do your basic CRUD activities.

Django Basics: Project Structure

Video 26 · Length: 22:48 pro video

Understanding Djangos a project structure can be a bit cumbersome when you start. With this video we walk you through the structure of a Django project, and the basics of how each part interacts with each other. By the end you will have an understanding of what to put where in your project, and how to get your html rendered to the browser.

Robots and Sitemaps

Video 23 · Length: 6:03

Dealing with google site indexing from google and other search engines can be a pain, but fortunately django makes it easy with django.contrib.sitemaps and the django-robots app. In this video learn to create sitemap.xml and robots.txt quickly and easily.

Basic Unit Testing

Video 20 · Length: 17:01 pro video

Productive unit testing is a big topic, and an almost essential part of a development process. However, a lot of people don't know where to start, or how. In this video I take you through a bit of why you test into how. We start off with writing a test, running a test, fixing test failures, and a few of the underlying parts of what make up tests.

Basic Ajax

Video 18 · Length: 11:08

Ajax is essential these days, and fortunately Django provides some good mechanism for doing AJAX well. This video goes over some of the basics you need to do and know when doing AJAX in Django.

Forms Part 5: Basic Form Validation

Video 10 · Length: 6:52

Forms are a big subject in Django. We have run through a lot when it comes to forms. We are concluding our series with Form Validation. This simple video will finalize everything we have done so far by allowing us to give feedback to our users when our form validation goes wrong.

Forms Part 4: Formsets

Video 9 · Length: 8:06

Formsets make life easier when it comes to dealing with multiple forms of the same type on the same page. In this episode we will show you how to set them up, and the basics of how to save that data to the database. It is not much different from dealing with single forms.

Forms Part 3: Model Based Forms

Video 8 · Length: 8:25

Model forms really helps to show the power behind Django. When all it takes is to define a model and then attach the model object to a form object and poof you have a form, I call that winning. In this video we will go over using your models you already have to create forms to save you time, heartache, and code.

Forms Part 2: Class Based Forms

Video 7 · Length: 11:37

Forms are generally annoying to deal with. Fortunately Django offers some great ways to work with forms to make your life easier. In this our second part on forms we walk you through Class Based Forms in Django on our way to understanding the breadth of what you can do with forms in Django.