Hey fellas! Welcome to the first post of our site Top Techpal. In this article, we will discuss about the latest web development framework of Python i.e Django 3.0. This article is based on the article released by djangoproject.com in December 2, 2019.
What is Django?
Django is a framework, not a language. Python is the language in which Django is written. Django is a collection of Python libs allowing you to quickly and efficiently create a quality Web application, and is suitable for both frontend and backend. So, for the people who are new to this topic it’s better to know that.
According to the author of the post, the main highlights of Django 3.0 are as follows:
Django 3.0 major highlights
- Django is fully async- capable by providing support for running ASGI application.
- Django now officially supports MariaDB 10.1 and higher.
- Custom enumeration types TextChoices, IntegerChoices, and Choices are now available as a way to define model field choices.
How to download Django 3.0?
To download the latest version of Django go to the download page.
For the windows enthusiast, you can install Django on windows.With some necessary skills in Windows PowerShell and Python, you can easily install Django on Windows. Django is an extremely popular web framework written in python.
So, to check the version of Django that you have on a Windows PC, open up the command prompt on your Windows PC.
Follow the steps by Django official site for better understanding. Follow this link
If you’re under Linux and want to check the Python version you’re using, run python -V from the command line. The solution is to use StrictVersion from distutils. If django is installed it will print its current version (eg. 1.6.5 ), otherwise the shell will print an error message.
Django 2.2 has reached the end of mainstream support with the release of Django 3.0. The final bugfix release was issued on December 2. As Django 2.1 has reached the end of support, all Django 2.1 users are recommended to upgrade to 2.2 or higher.
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