Django for Everybody Specialization

This specialization introduces Python programmers to building websites using the Django library. Across the four courses, you will learn HTML, CSS, SQL, Django, JavaScript, jQuery, and JSON Web Services. During the course, you will build online websites using Django and those working websites are graded throughout the course. This series is excellent preparation for learning other ways to build web applications using technologies like PHP (Web Applications for Everybody), Flask or Ruby on Rails. This is a great first course in any web development curriculum.
Learners are encouraged to take the Python for Everybody Specialization or equivalent before beginning this specialization. Some may find it helpful to take the Web Design for Everybody Specialization before or after this series.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
- Install and deploy a Django application; build HTML web pages styled by CSS
- Describe and build a data model in Django, applying model query and template tags/code of Django Template Language
- Apply built-in login functionality in Django; define sessions, cookies, and one-to-many models
- Build objects and write syntactically correct JavaScript language; explain basic elements of low-level jQuery

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