Learning Website Development with Django Table of Contents

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Table of Contents

Preface
Chapter 1: Introduction to Django
Chapter 2: Getting Started
Chapter 3: Building a Social Bookmarking Application
Chapter 4: User Registration and Management
Chapter 5: Introducing Tags
Chapter 6: Enhancing the User Interface with Ajax
Chapter 7: Voting and Commenting
Chapter 8: Creating an Administration Interface
Chapter 9: Advanced Browsing and Searching
Chapter 10: Building User Networks
Chapter 11: Extending and Deploying
Chapter 12: What Next?
Index

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Django
    • The MVC Pattern in Web Development
    • Why Python?
    • Why Django?
      • Tight Integration between Components
      • Object-Relational Mapper
      • Clean URL Design
      • Automatic Administration Interface
      • Advanced Development Environment
      • Multi-Lingual Support
    • History of Django
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2: Getting Started
    • Installing the Required Software
      • Installing Python
        • Installing Python on Windows
        • Installing Python on UNIX/Linux
        • Installing Python on Mac OS X
      • Installing Django
        • Installing Django on Windows
        • Installing Django on UNIX/Linux and Mac OS X
      • Installing a Database System
    • Creating Your First Project
      • Creating an Empty Project
      • Setting up the Database
      • Launching the Development Server
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: Building a Social Bookmarking Application
    • A Word about Django Terminology
    • URLs and Views: Creating the Main Page
      • Creating the Main Page View
      • Creating the Main Page URL
    • Models: Designing an Initial Database Schema
      • The Link Data Model
      • The User Data Model
      • The Bookmark Data Model
    • Templates: Creating a Template for the Main Page
    • Putting It All Together: Generating User Pages
      • Creating the URL
      • Writing the View
      • Designing the Template
      • Populating the Model with Data
    • Summary
  • Chapter 4: User Registration and Management
    • Session Authentication
      • Creating the Login Page
      • Enabling Logout Functionality
    • Improving Template Structure
    • User Registration
      • Django Forms
      • Designing the User Registration Form
    • Account Management
    • Summary
  • Chapter 5: Introducing Tags
    • The Tag Data Model
    • Creating the Bookmark Submission Form
      • Restricting Access to Logged-in Users
      • Methods for Browsing Bookmarks
      • Improving the User Page
      • Creating a Tag Page
      • Building a Tag Cloud
    • A Word on Security
      • SQL Injection
      • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)
    • Summary
  • Chapter 6: Enhancing the User Interface with Ajax
    • Ajax and Its Advantages
    • Using an Ajax Framework in Django
      • Downloading and Installing jQuery
    • The jQuery JavaScript Framework
      • Element Selectors
      • jQuery Methods
        • Hiding and Showing Elements
        • Accessing CSS Properties and HTML Attributes
        • Manipulating HTML Documents
        • Traversing the Document Tree
        • Handling Events
        • Sending Ajax Requests
        • What Next?
    • Implementing Live Searching of Bookmarks
      • Implementing Searching
      • Implementing Live Searching
    • Editing Bookmarks in Place
      • Implementing Bookmark Editing
      • Implementing In-Place Editing of Bookmarks
    • Auto-Completion of Tags
    • Summary
  • Chapter 7: Voting and Commenting
    • Sharing Bookmarks on the Main Page
      • The SharedBookmark Data Model
      • Modifying the Bookmark Submission Form
      • Browsing and Voting for Shared Bookmarks
      • The Popular Bookmarks Page
    • Commenting on Bookmarks
      • Enabling the Comments Application
      • Creating a View for Comments
      • Displaying Comments and a Comment Form
      • Creating Comment Templates
    • Summary
  • Chapter 8: Creating an Administration Interface
    • Activating the Administration Interface
    • Customizing the Administration Interface
      • Customizing Listing Pages
      • Overriding Administration Templates
    • Users, Groups and Permissions
      • User Permissions
      • Group Permissions
      • Using Permissions in Views
    • Summary
  • Chapter 9: Advanced Browsing and Searching
    • Adding RSS Feeds
      • Creating the Recent Bookmarks Feed
        • Customizing Item Fields
      • Creating the User Bookmarks Feed
      • Linking Feeds to HTML Pages
    • Advanced Searching
      • Retrieving Objects with the Database API
      • Advanced Queries with Q Objects
      • Improving the Search Feature
    • Organizing Content into Pages (Pagination)
    • Summary
  • Chapter 10: Building User Networks
    • Building Friend Networks
      • Creating the Friendship Data Model
      • Writing Views to Manage Friends
        • The Friends List View
        • Creating the "Add Friend" View
    • Inviting Friends Via Email
      • The Invitation Data Model
      • The "Invite a Friend" Form and View
      • Handling Activation Links
    • Improving the Interface with Messages
    • Summary
  • Chapter 11: Extending and Deploying
    • Internationalization (i18n)
      • Marking Strings as Translatable
      • Creating Translation Files
      • Enabling and Configuring the i18n System
    • Improving Performance with Caching
      • Enabling Caching
        • Simple Caching
        • Database Caching
        • File System Caching
        • Memcached
      • Configuring Caching
        • Caching the Whole Site
        • Caching Specific Views
    • Unit Testing
      • The Test Client
      • Testing the Registration View
      • Testing the "Save Bookmark" View
    • Deploying Django
      • The Production Web Server
      • The Production Database
      • Turning Off Debug Mode
      • Changing Configuration Variables
      • Setting Error Pages
    • Summary
  • Chapter 12: What Next?
    • Custom Template Tags and Filters
    • Model Managers and Custom SQL
    • Generic Views
    • Contributed Sub-Frameworks
      • Flatpages
      • Sites
      • Markup Filters
      • Humanize
      • Sitemaps
      • Cross-site Request Forgery Protection
    • Message System
    • Subscription System
    • User Scores
    • Summary

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