Part 1 – Starting a Project
In this part, you will begin by learning what enterprise development is, understanding the requirements gathering process, and creating a free hosting plan with Heroku. You will create a local, development, staging, and production environment for the code to live and run in. You will then create a Django project and push that code to those environments.
We will discuss configuring the project files and settings to work with a Heroku-hosted app. We will also create and configure a database to work with the project we are building. Then, we will build models that relate to the tables within that database. Heroku is not necessary for the rest of the book. The majority of this book can run locally on your machine.
This part comprises the following chapters: