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Lots of talks and tutorials try to cover Django exhaustively, going over every component and feature. But not so many take a look at the bits that let Django be Django. In this talk, we'll see exactly what those bits -- some old, some new -- are, in a way that shows why it's still a solid and popular choice for web developers nearly nine years after its initial public release.
The greatest piece of software in the world is useless without great documentation, but unfortunately most of us just don't write great docs. This can be fixed, though. Documentation doesn't need to be an afterthought, and doesn't have to be bad, and you, too, can learn how to write good docs and make that an integrated part of your development process.
A tutorial that goes beyond all other Django tutorials; we'll dive deep into the guts of the framework, and learn how each commonly-used component -- ORM, templates, HTTP handling, views and the admin -- work from the bottom up, covering both public and internal APIs in excruciating detail.