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Django is an open source framework used for developing web applications that is written entirely in Python. It is a high level framework that offers fast and effective methods for web development without having to start from scratch. It is fast, secure, and scalable with a pragmatic design and clean code.
Django development is popular with businesses of all types due to this - minimum code with maximum output. Some notable names using Django include Instagram, Spotify, Mozilla and Pinterest, among many.
If you’re looking to hire a freelance Django developer for your company, this guide is going to help you find the perfect fit. We’ve included everything you need to know about hiring a freelance Django developer.
We have broken the sections into the following parts:
1. Let's introduce Django to you.
2. Why is Django widespread?
3. What are the tools used by Django developers?
4. Writing the Job Description to hire a Django developer
5. Interview Questions for hiring a Django developer
- Basic Questions
- Advanced Questions
- Data Structures/Algo Questions
The following are some of the tools used by Django developers at various stages of development:
PyCharm is a cross-platform Integrated Development Environment, created by Jet Brains. It is the developer's first choice because it helps in saving time during deployment through intuitive features.
Spyder is a very powerful open-source IDE that is more flexible and easy to use. The errors in code are easily pointed out and it has a very huge library that can be downloaded when you install the program with Anaconda.
Rodeo is a highly customizable cross-platform IDE. It is lightweight and easy to use by any developer, new and experienced.
4. AWS Cloud9
It is a cloud-based IDE that lets developers write, run and debug their code on a web browser. It doesn't require any installation as everything can be done online.
5. Visual Studio Code
VS Code, developed by Microsoft is an IDE that supports all operating systems like Windows, Linux, macOS, etc. It is highly customizable and extensible.
Below are some key points that we at Flexiple have learned through trial and error - a process of filtering through over 15,000 developers.
You can check out a more detailed Python/Django developer job description here.
Now that you have made a quality JD, it can still be tricky to evaluate the skills of your applicants. To help you with that, we have created a pool of questions that a good Django developer should be comfortable with.
It is important to note that the ability to answer these questions doesn't imply that you have a top quality candidate. But it definitely is a big step in that direction.
To help you navigate through these questions, we’ve categorized the interview questions in 3 parts:
A. Basic concepts: Includes all basic concepts used across languages. This section will give you an understanding of how strong their programming foundation is.
B. Advanced concepts: Includes all concepts that someone with higher expertise should know.
C. DS/Algorithm questions: To test the logical capability of the candidate.