If you're learning about Django, you may be interested to know that this open-source web framework has been used to create some extremely popular websites and applications.
If you're learning about Django, you may be interested to know that this open-source web framework has been used to create some extremely popular websites and applications. We've explored five below, but this is only the tip of the iceberg. Many other sites including DropBox, NASA, and National Geographic have also used Django to enhance their presence on the web.
Disqus is a popular plug-in for blog comments and provides added benefits to its users such as highly configurable ad serving and advanced analytics tools. Django has allowed Disqus to easily and quickly scale their site, allowing them to provide a quality service to millions of users.
Did you know that YouTube was originally created using PHP? But realizing that they needed to be able to implement new features quickly and grow with their increasing audience-base, YouTube joined the Django community. Django has assisted YouTube to grow quickly and launch new features and upgrades efficiently.
Instagram is a very popular photo and video sharing site, processing millions of photos and billions of likes each day. The first version of the app was built using Django, and as it increased in popularity, Django made it easy to scale the app to manage the data and user interactions.
Pintrest is an image sharing platform, built to facilitate visual discovery and sharing. And as you're probably aware, Pintrest is incredibly popular, with over 70 million users. Using the Django framework, Pintrest created a platform which allows users to share their boards and follow other users.
The Spotify app allows users to listen to, explore and share music. Spotify chose to build its app using Django for many reasons, including Django's fast backend and ability to integrate with machine learning tools. These features allow Spotify to make music recommendations and auto-generate playlists for users.
Check out this blog post to learn more about Django.