[Tutor] newbie: Django suited for database driven web application?

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Wed Oct 3 04:40:32 CEST 2007


cuongvt wrote:
> Hello 
> I'm new to both Django and Python. I'm mainly developing on PHP. 
> I tend to move to Django. But I want to confirm as below: 
> I heard that Django is mainly used for something like content management,
> CMS or something 
> like that and Rails is mainly for web applications. 
> So my question: is it true or not? 

No.
> For rapid web application development, can I use Django to create intranet
> database web driven 
> application in my company for example: empoyees time management, goods
> import/export management, 
> salary management etc? 

I don't know why not!

Look here for many examples of Django sites:
http://www.djangosites.org/latest/

Here is the one I work on:
http://blogcosm.com

Here is a small catalog site:
http://www.americanpersonalizedproducts.com/

Kent


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