Django is a free and open source, Python-based web application framework. It is a set of useful components that help developers to easily and quickly create their applications. Django is built and maintained by experienced developers and used by some of the world’s biggest companies and governments. Also, some of the most popular websites such as Instagram, Mozilla, Pinterest, The Washington Times and Disqus are using Django.
Django has tons of great features such as the following
Extremely Fast: Designed for quickly creating applications from concept to completion.
Fully Loaded – Django includes a lot of extras that can help you handle common Web development tasks, such as user authentication, content administration, site maps, RSS feeds, and many more tasks – right out of the box.
Very Secure – Django takes security seriously and helps developers avoid many common security mistakes, such as SQL injection, cross-site scripting, cross-site request forgery and clickjacking. Its user authentication system provides a secure way to manage user accounts and passwords.
Easily Scalable – Some of the largest and busiest sites are using Django’s ability to quickly and flexibly scale to meet the heaviest traffic demands.
Incredibly Versatile – Companies, organizations, and governments have used Django to build all sorts of things – from content management systems to social networks to scientific computing platforms.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Django on an Ubuntu 16.04 VPS through pip.