Django is a free and open-source web framework, written in Python, which follows the model-view-template (MVT) architectural pattern. It is maintained by the Django Software Foundation (DSF), an independent organization established as a non-profit. It is high level python server side framework which is used to create web applications. It has complete stack of tools and is an elegant system for mapping URLs to python code.

Django's primary goal is to ease the creation of complex, database-driven websites. Django emphasizes reusability and "pluggability" of components, less code, low coupling, rapid development, and the principle of don't repeat yourself.[8] Python is used throughout, even for settings files and data models. Django also provides an optional administrative create, read, update and delete interface that is generated dynamically through introspection and configured via admin models.

Some of the key features are:

  • Build in ORM (Object-relational Mapper).
  • Simple but powerful URL.
  • Cache system.
  • Built in authentication system.
  • Built in web server.
  • Automatic admin interface.