Entries published on September 10, 2006
Django tips: laying out an application
Continuing the theme of dealing with common questions from the Django mailing lists and IRC channel, today we’ll look at how to organize the various bits of a Django-based project or application.
Projects versus applications
This is really more of a separate (though related) question, but understanding the distinction Django draws between a “project” and an “application” is a big part of good code layout. Roughly speaking, this is what the two terms mean:
- An application tries to provide a single, relatively self-contained set of related functions. An application is allowed to define ...