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Django | First Web Application: Here, we are going to learn how to create first web application in Django? Also learn how to install, setup the environment?
Submitted by Pankaj Singh, on October 12, 2018


  1. Python 3.x/2.x
  2. PyCharm [Professional Edition]2017/2018
  3. Django 1.9/2.x
  4. Virtualenv [Virtual Environment]

Python Installation

Step 1: Open browser https://www.python.org/downloads/in and download Python Installer [Python 3.4.4]

Step 2: Double-Click on Installer and follow the steps.

Step 3: Check whether python is installed on your system or not. For this open "cmd" and type python –version

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PyCharm Installation

Step 1: Open https://www.jetbrains.com/pycharm/download/#section=windows in browser and download Pycharm Professional Edition.

Note: Django Project template is not available in Pycharm Community Edition

Step 2: Double-Click on Installer and follow the steps.

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Step 1: For this open Command Prompt (cmd) and type pip install Django==1.9

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Virtualenv [Virtual Environment] Installation

Step 1: For this open Command Prompt (cmd)and type pip install virtualenv

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There are two different approach to create Django Sample App

1. Using CLI

Step 1: Open Command Prompt (cmd)

Step 2: Navigate to your Workspace (Location where we want to put our sample app) [C:\Users\phloe\Desktop\IncludeHelp\Articles\Django\Sample App Creation]

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Step 3: Create a Sandbox [Virtual Environment]

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Step 4: Activate the sandbox

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Step 5: Install Django inside Sandbox

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Step 6: Create a Django Project

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Step 6: Navigate inside Sample App. This App contains

  1. Admin Module (It have same name as project name i.e. sample)
  2. Manage.py
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Step 7: Run the sample app.

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Step 8: Open browser and navigate to

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2. Using IDE

Step 1: Open PyCharm Professional Edition

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Step 2: Create New Project

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Step 3: Select your project in Project Explorer.

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Step 4: Open Manage Task Console from Tools Menu

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Step 5: Type following command to run app runserver 4600

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Step 6: Open browser and navigate to

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