Python Web Framework

Install Python & pip & virtualenv

  • Windows: Please find in from Home Page
  • Ubuntu: Please find it from Ubuntu setup
  • Python 3.4 (released March 2014) and Python 2.7.9 (released December 2014) ship with Pip.
  • You can simply use pip or pip3 install any package you need.

Install Django


  • Install django

    • create a folder virtualenvs within the location of python 3
    • create a new virtualenv named django18
    • Activate the new virtual env
    • Install Django 1.x.x (LTS version )

      cd  /path/to/python3
      cd  virtualenvs
      virtualenv django18
      cd django18
      which python
      pip install django==1.x.x

Create django project

  • SET PATH in current command promp
  • Navigate to workspace folder
  • Create new django project
  • Start the app

    SET PATH=c:\apps\python3\virtualenvs\django18\Script;%PATH%
    which django-admin
    cd c:\ws\python\django\
    django-admin startproject demo
    cd demo
    python runserver
  • Create a new app module

python startapp main

  • Create a new db

** following commands are just tested in django 1.8

python syncdb 
python makemigrations new_app 
## migrate 
pyrhon sqlmigrate new_app 0001 
## migrate 
python migrate new_app 0001
  • use python shell Model API

    python shell
    >>> from XXX.models import ModelClass
    >>> ModelClass.objects.all()
    >>> ModelClass.objects.get(pk =1 )
    >>> ModelClass.objects.filter( fieldName1="abc")
    >>> mc = new ModelClass.( fieldName1 = "abc", fieldName2="def", fieldName3 = 3 )
    >>> mc = ModelClass.objects.get(pd=1)
    >>> mc.delete()    


pip install virtualenv
pip3 install virtualenv
cd ~
mkdir .envs

## create python2 env
virtualenv -p /usr/bin/python2.7 py2env
virtualenv -p /usr/bin/python3.4 py3env

cd py2env 
source bin/activate
## Check python path 
which python
## Exit

  • Activate virtual environment need to use source instead of executing sh file