In this tutorial, we’ll be showing you how to install Django on your Debian Cloud VPS.
There is a very good reason why Django is the top Python web development framework. It is powerful, flexible, and at the same time, it does not get in the developers’ way. It scales very well too, powering sites such as Instagram.
It is quite simple to install a Django development environment on Linux, and Debian makes it that much more simple. You can go with two different methods of installation: the virtualenv way, and the Debian way. The virtualenv way keeps all Python packages, including Django, installed with it contained, and that allows multiple installations with different packages and their versions. For installation and management of Django the Debian way uses
, which can be considered as the more user-friendly method. In this tutorial, however, we’ll be covering both methods. Let’s get started with the installation.