Skip to content
This repository

HTTPS clone URL

Subversion checkout URL

You can clone with HTTPS or Subversion.

Download ZIP
Browse code

Added a "suggested reading order" to the README (fixes #136 -- thanks…

… paolo!). Also reworded some of the language in the README and added pointers to the various help resources.

git-svn-id: http://code.djangoproject.com/svn/django/trunk@271 bcc190cf-cafb-0310-a4f2-bffc1f526a37
  • Loading branch information...
commit 4cb985df1638241c40c48b3637d6663652f12fcf 1 parent ccffb19
Jacob Kaplan-Moss authored July 21, 2005

Showing 1 changed file with 29 additions and 5 deletions. Show diff stats Hide diff stats

  1. 34  README
34  README
... ...
@@ -1,12 +1,36 @@
1 1
 Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development
2 2
 and clean, pragmatic design.
3 3
 
4  
-Thanks for downloading it.
  4
+All documentation is in the "docs" directory and online at 
  5
+http://www.djangoproject.com/documentation/.  If you're just getting started,
  6
+here's a good order to read the docs:
5 7
 
6  
-All documentation is in the "docs" directory. Docs are updated rigorously. If
7  
-you find any problems in the docs, or think they should be clarified in any
8  
-way, please take 30 seconds to fill out a ticket here:
  8
+    * First, read doc/install.txt for instructions on installing Django.
  9
+    
  10
+    * Next, work through the tutorials in order (doc/tutorial01.txt,
  11
+      doc/tutorial02.txt, etc.).
  12
+      
  13
+    * If you want to set up an actual deployment server, read doc/modpython.txt
  14
+      for instructions on running Django under mod_python.
  15
+
  16
+    * The rest of the documentation is of the reference-manual variety;
  17
+      read it -- and the FAQ -- as you run into problems.
  18
+
  19
+Docs are updated rigorously. If you find any problems in the docs, or think they
  20
+should be clarified in any way, please take 30 seconds to fill out a ticket
  21
+here:
9 22
 
10 23
 http://code.djangoproject.com/newticket
11 24
 
12  
-Install instructions are in the INSTALL file.
  25
+To get more help:
  26
+
  27
+    * Join the #django channel on irc.freenode.net; lots of helpful
  28
+      people hang out there (read the archives at http://loglibrary.com/179).
  29
+      
  30
+    * Join the django-users mailing list or read the archives at
  31
+      http://groups-beta.google.com/group/django-users.
  32
+      
  33
+To contribute to Django:
  34
+
  35
+    * Check out http://www.djangoproject.com/community/ for information
  36
+      about getting involved.

0 notes on commit 4cb985d

Please sign in to comment.
Something went wrong with that request. Please try again.