37 Basics videos

Upload Files

Video 35 · Length: 5:42

Learn how to use Django to let your users upload files. This uses only what is built into Django to get you started.

Static Files, Template Filters, and Commands

Video 34 · Length: 7:46 pro video

Static files, custom template filters, and management commands are a core part of django. In this video we walk you through each so you have a better understanding of them, and how they work.


Video 32 · Length: 11:27 pro video

Learn the basics of using django.contrib.auth to help your users register, and login to your site. The first time you work with the auth system it can be confusing, this video helps you through that first time to successfully using it.

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.