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Django startup project in MS Visual Studio Code
Version 01
Release Date 01 Jan 2021
Type SAP Documents
Status Released

Steps for creating new project in Visual studio code

1. Create a new folder

2. Open command prompt and navigate to folder

3. Run command : python -m venv <<virutal env name>> eg : python -m venv test

4. Add folder to VS Code 

5. Select interpreter


8. Create new django project

django-admin startproject web_project


9. Create new app. 

Navigate to project folder (that has file) and execute the following command

python startapp hello


Setup Debug and Run Configuration



    // Use IntelliSense to learn about possible attributes.

    // Hover to view descriptions of existing attributes.

    // For more information, visit:

    "version": "0.2.0",

    "configurations": [


            "name": "Python: Django",

            "type": "python",

            "request": "launch",

            "program": "${workspaceFolder}\\<<project_folder>>\\",

            "args": [



            "django": true






Table of contents

Technical Documents
Configuration Guide
External Reference
MS VSCode Official Document
SAP Note
SDN Links
Sample Code