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What is Django?

Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
Django is a tool in the Frameworks (Full Stack) category of a tech stack.
Django is an open source tool with 67.6K GitHub stars and 28.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Django's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Django?

Companies
2561 companies reportedly use Django in their tech stacks, including Pinterest, Instagram, and Udemy.

Developers
29385 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Django.

Django Integrations

Python, Laravel, PyCharm, Sentry, and Django REST framework are some of the popular tools that integrate with Django. Here's a list of all 68 tools that integrate with Django.
Pros of Django
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Rapid development
479
Open source
413
Great community
366
Easy to learn
270
Mvc
223
Beautiful code
215
Elegant
198
Free
196
Great packages
184
Great libraries
74
Restful
72
Comes with auth and crud admin panel
71
Powerful
69
Great documentation
64
Great for web
51
Python
39
Great orm
37
Great for api
28
All included
25
Fast
23
Web Apps
20
Used by top startups
20
Clean
19
Easy setup
17
Sexy
14
Convention over configuration
13
Allows for very rapid development with great libraries
13
ORM
12
The Django community
10
King of backend world
9
Great MVC and templating engine
7
Full stack
7
Batteries included
7
Its elegant and practical
6
Fast prototyping
6
Very quick to get something up and running
6
Mvt
6
Cross-Platform
6
Have not found anything that it can't do
5
Easy Structure , useful inbuilt library
5
Easy to develop end to end AI Models
5
Zero code burden to change databases
4
Map
4
Easy to change database manager
4
Easy
4
Great peformance
4
Many libraries
4
Python community
4
Modular
4
Easy to use
3
Just the right level of abstraction
3
Scaffold
3
Full-Text Search
1
Scalable
1
Node js
0
Rails
0
Fastapi
Decisions about Django

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Django in their tech stack.

Benjamin Bernard-Bouissières

I really love Django because it is really fast to create a web application from scratch and it has a lot a facilities like the ORM or the Admin module ! The Python language is really easy to read and powerful, that's why I prefer Django over Symfony.

I use Django at work to make tools for the technicians but I also use it for me to build my personal website which I host on PythonAnywhere, and with a domain name bought on Namecheap.

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Shared insights
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I am very comfortable in Django. For the front-end I love AngularJS. I want to know whether it's okay to stick with Django or should I go for Node.js.

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I use Django (and Python!) because it takes care of much of the hassle of Web development, so I can focus on writing my app without needing to reinvent the wheel

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I'm starting a new React Native project and trying to decide on an auth provider. Currently looking at Auth0 and Amazon Cognito. It will need to play nice with a Django Rest Framework backend.

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Michael Mota

Automations are what makes a CRM powerful. With Celery and RabbitMQ we've been able to make powerful automations that truly works for our clients. Such as for example, automatic daily reports, reminders for their activities, important notifications regarding their client activities and actions on the website and more.

We use Celery basically for everything that needs to be scheduled for the future, and using RabbitMQ as our Queue-broker is amazing since it fully integrates with Django and Celery storing on our database results of the tasks done so we can see if anything fails immediately.

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I am currently learning web development with Python and JavaScript course by CS50 Harvard university. It covers python, Flask, Django, SQL, Travis CI, javascript,HTML ,CSS and more. I am very interested in Flutter app development. Can I know what is the difference between learning these above-mentioned frameworks vs learning flutter directly? I am planning to learn flutter so that I can do both web development and app development. Are there any perks of learning these frameworks before flutter?

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Jobs that mention Django as a desired skillset

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Django Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Django?
Flask
Flask is intended for getting started very quickly and was developed with best intentions in mind.
Node.js
Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
Rails
Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.
Laravel
It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
PHP
Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.
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Django's Followers
29468 developers follow Django to keep up with related blogs and decisions.