The following is about how I started using Django among the many other frameworks. I started writing python applications in 2006. I started out using inhouse frameworks written in python and then went onto using django. I wrote the entire development platform for the department using django so that other developers can easily write modules to tie into the framework. The development framework provided a default theme, authentication module based on cas, decorators to handle roles, middleware, routers to connect to multiple database and many objects that were already defined for other developers to use. I had also embedded jQuery libraries and some default implementations for others to use. Currently I am looking into writing some code in ExtJS and embedding it to the django platform. Prior to Django I had written the development framework using Java, Spring, Hibernate and Acegi.
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