37 Basics videos

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.

Forms Part 1: Raw Forms

Video 6 · Length: 12:57

Forms are generally a pain to deal with when doing sites. This is the first video in a series to help make forms in django easier to do and understand. We start with doing raw forms and not using any of the django helpers so we can understand what the helpers are doing in the future.

RSS With the Syndication Framework

Video 5 · Length: 5:18

Getting our data out to others is very important with a world full of data. RSS is one of the best ways to do this, still. We go over how to create an RSS feed for your content as we continue to build out our demo blog. It is so simple it should be illegal, check it out.

Getting Started with VirtualEnv and VirtualenvWrapper

Video 1 · Length: 6:19 pro video revised

Learn to separate out different python dependencies for your different python projects in an easy way. Learn how virtualeenv wrapper helps you make life easier when working with your virtual envs.

Getting Started with VirtualEnv

Video 1 · Length: 4:59

VirtualEnv is a great tool to allow you to create multiple distinct environments to prevent versioning issues of your dependencies, or to even use different versions of python by default for that environment. This screen cast walks you through the very basics of getting it going, and a bit of how it works.