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

Howard Hansen hrhan at att.net
Mon Oct 8 16:50:02 CEST 2007

Kent Johnson wrote:
> 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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Additional information on Django may be found in the book "Python 
Frameworks, Web 2.0 Programming with Django and Turbogears" by  D. 
Moore,  R. Budd and W. Wright


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