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We’ll demonstrate how to create a This will start an instance of the Python interpreter and load in your project’s settings for you. The following terminal session demonstrates this functionality.Check out the inline commentary to see what each command does.

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This script is designed to automatically populate your database with test data for you, which can potentially save you lots of time.For this tutorial, we’ll stick with the bare-bones admin interface, but you can check out the official Django documentation on the admin interface for more information if you’re interested.It’s highly likely that during the course of development, you’ll come to a point where you will need to modify a Django model.The only other value we need to set is the Note While using an SQLite engine for this tutorial is fine, it may not perhaps be the best option when it comes to deploying your application.Instead, it may be better to use a more robust and scalable database engine.You can also check out this excellent article on the SQLite website which explains situation where you should and you shouldn’t consider using the lightweight SQLite engine. has been set to unique - thus every category name must be unique.

When you define a model, you need to specify the list of attributes and their associated types along with any optional parameters. This is useful if you wish to use a particular field as an additional database key.

We don’t cover South here - but the official South documentation provides a handy tutorial if you’re interested.

If you don’t want to use South, we discuss a technique in Section 5.8 to speed up the updating process.

One of the stand-out features of Django is that it provides a built in, web-based administrative interface that allows us to browse and edit data stored within our models and corresponding database tables.

Like everything else, we need to configure the admin interface for use before we can access it. You should then see a login box, prompting you for a username and password.

The superuser account will be used to access the Django admin interface later on in this tutorial, so we recommend that you bite the bullet and set up an account now.