Django is a great tool for building websites, web applications, and web APIs. But there are many great tools out there.. how do we know Django is good? How do we know it’s not just another framework?
Brands you know are using Django to build their platforms. They trust Django as a framework for their systems, which are used by millions of users.
We’ve chosen the top recognizable brands from StackShare.io, where companies share what technology they are using. Beyond these companies, there are rumours that YouTube, Spotify, NASA, the Washington Post, DropBox, Mozilla and others are also using Django, but we have no way of validating those claims.
So who do we know is using Django?
With 1 Billion monthly active users, Instagram is one of the most popular social media applications. Instagram’s mobile app is rated #1 in the Photo & Video category on Apple’s App Store.
Another popular social media application, Pinterest has a reported 291 million monthly active users. Their mobile app is rated #5 in the Social Networking category on Apple’s App Store.
Disqus is an interesting website tool which allows you to add comments to any website. On Disqus’s marketing page, they claim to have 50 million comments and 17 billion views per month. That’s a lot of data, but Django manages to handle it all!
Eventbrite is a well known platform for selling tickets for events. It’s estimated that Eventbrite sells 3 million tickets per week on their platform, helping people see the shows they want to see each year.
Coursera is a website where people can take academic courses online, delivered by well known universities and companies. Coursera has an estimated 30 million registered users on their platform.
Like Coursera, Udemy offers online courses, but instead delivered by individual experts. Udemy’s mobile app has an estimated 350,000 monthly downloads, and they claim to have over 10 million registered users on their platform.
MIT, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is one of the most famous engineering and technology universities in the United States. They are the brightest of technical minds, and they chose Django. Need we say more?
Wave provides free financial tools to small businesses. Their platform is used to send over $20 billion USD worth of invoices each year to over 4 million customers.
Ok, we lied. You might not know about this tool as it’s for programmers. So why did we mention it? They log over 300 billion data points per year. That’s some heavy lifting done by Django.
Finally, Zapier is an application that helps people who don’t know how to code connect applications on the web. Zapier helps over 1 million users automate their workflows.
Some of the largest, most well known companies are trusting Django to handle billions of interactions. Django is a well-tested framework that is excellent for building all sorts of applications.
It’s a great option for your next project.