Project Startup (using vscode as IDE)

  1. Using pipenv, install django: pipenv install django
  2. Install helpful packages for dev: pipenv install -d pylint pylint-django
  3. Enter the newly created virtualenv: pipenv shell
  4. Start the Django project: django-admin startproject mysite
  5. Open vscode in the project directory: code .
  6. Edit the vscode settings file and add the following values:
        "python.linting.enabled": true,
        "python.linting.pylintEnabled": true,
        "python.linting.pylintArgs": [
        "python.linting.pylintPath": "<path to venv here>/bin/pylint"

The path to the venv can be found with pipenv --venv.