Behind the curtain - How Django handles a request
2018-05-26, 14:45–16:45, 🏰

Does Django sometimes feel like Magic to you? In this tutorial, we will peek behind the curtain to understand the wizardry that turns an HTTP request into a response.


Despite rumors to the contrary, Django does not actually involve any magic - it's just code! We will dive deep into this code and trace the exact steps that turn an HTTP request into a response.

On this exciting journey, you'll get a high-level overview of the different components that make up Django, dissect elegant code constructs and even see metaclasses in the wild.

Daniel Hepper is an independent software developer, consultant, and trainer with a focus on web development with Python and Django. He has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Karlsruhe and has been writing software professionally for over 15 years. His clients range from self-funded startups to international corporations. He enjoys sharing his experiences and helping developers level up their software development skills.