Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#4466 closed (invalid)

Writing your first Django app, part2: you should tell the reader to restart the server

Reported by: cyril@… Owned by: Jacob
Component: Documentation Version: master
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Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
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Description

Hello,

In the page Writing your first Django app, part 2 (http://www.djangoproject.com/documentation/tutorial02/), when you explain how to add the poll choices fields in the add poll page, you should tell the reader to restart the server, since you made him change the data model. Else, nothing new will display.

I think this can be very misleading for newcomers, since following the exact instructions will not lead to the result.

I'm discovering Django at the moment, and it is very impressive!

Regards,

Cyril CRESSENT

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by James Bennett

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

If you're running under the development server, changes to the code should be picked up automatically. It's only under a production server such as Apache that a restart is needed to pick up changes.

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