Django Riffs

Django Riffs is a podcast for learning how to build web apps in Python using Django. We explore all of Django’s features to equip you with the knowledge to build a web app of your own.

Episodes are available at djangoriffs.com.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #files

Episode 17 - Accepting Files

Maybe your app needs to handle files from users like profile pictures. Accepting files from others is tricky to do safely. On this episode, we’ll see the tools that Django provides to …

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #settings

Episode 16 - Setting Your Sites

On this episode, we look at how to manage settings on your Django site. What are the common techniques to make this easier to handle? Let’s find out!

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #sessions

Episode 15 - User Session Data

On this episode, we will dig into a data storage technique that Django makes heavy use of for visitors to your site. This category of data is called session data.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #deployment

Episode 14 - Going Live

On this episode, we will look at what it takes to go live and how to prepare your Django project for the internet.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #testing

Episode 13 - Does My Site Work?

On this episode, we will discuss how you can verify that your site works and continues to work. We’re digging into automated testing and how to write tests for your Django apps.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #static

Episode 12 - Success With Static Files

On this episode, our focus will be on static files. Static files are vital to your application, but they have little to do with Python code. We’ll see what they are and what they do.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #middleware

Episode 11 - Here, There, Middleware

On this episode, we will investigate Django middleware and see where it goes in your project. In the process, you’ll see why middleware is useful and how you can work with it.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #auth

Episode 10 - User Auth

On this episode, we’re going to look at working with users in a Django project. We’ll see Django’s tools for identifying users and checking what those users are permitted …

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #applications

Episode 9 - Application Examination

On this episode, we will study the structure of a Django application. Applications are the core components that make up a Django project.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #admin

Episode 8 - Administering Your App

On this episode, we will focus on the built-in Django administrator’s site. We’ll see what it is, how you can configure it, and how you can customize it to serve your needs.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #models

Episode 7 - Models and Managers and Querysets, Oh My!

On this episode, we will explore more about models and how to interact with data in your database.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #models

Episode 6 - Where Does the Data Go?

On this episode, we will learn about storing data and how Django manages data using models.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #forms

Episode 5 - How To Use Forms

On this episode, we will learn about HTML forms and Django’s form system to use when collecting input from users.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #templates

Episode 4 - Building User Interfaces

On this episode, we look at templates, the primary tool that Django provides to build user interfaces in your Django app.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #views

Episode 3 - Views On Django

On this episode, we look at views, a major component within Django and a primary place where your code will run.

  • #Python
  • #Django
  • #URLs

Episode 2 - Enter With URLs

On this episode, we discuss Django’s front door, URLs. We talk about what URLs are, how to build them in Django, and the functions Django provides to work with URLs.

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  • #Django

Episode 1 - Get To Know Django

Django Riffs is a podcast for learning web application development in Python using the Django web framework. We explore all of Django’s features to equip listeners with the knowledge …