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on the virtual environment

We know that we have to create a virtual environment to host django etc, but the question that I ask myself is if when I return to the web and tweak things inside where the project is, do I have to be inside the virtual environment? I say this because I have access to everything as a non-root sudo user without having to activate the virtual environment.or is it only during the creating and setting up phase?


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The virtual environment is only necessary to run either the django test server (runserver) or the deployment server where your website will be running, for example Nginx. You can modify the project code while the test server is running (django reloads automatically).

Here my video tutorials can help you (English subtitles): https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwH_HDL-Ii5NDnYp1EZVvYw?view_as=subscriber