Django is a Python-based free and open-source web framework that follows the model-template-view architectural pattern. It is maintained by the Django Software Foundation, an American independent organization established as a 501 non-profit.
Django is a Romany term meaning “I awake”. It is best known as the nickname of Belgian jazz guitarist Jean Baptiste “Django” Reinhardt, whose fame has led to its use throughout music. Django is also the name of a web development framework.