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Building RESTful Python Web Services with Django [Video]

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Learn
  • Develop RESTful APIs from scratch with Python with and without data sources
  • Add authentication and permissions to a RESTful API built in Django framework 
  • Map URL patterns to request handlers and check how the API works
About

Python is the language of choice for millions of developers worldwide, due to its gentle learning curve and its vast applications in day-to-day programming. It builds great and reliable web services in the RESTful architecture. This video will show you the best tools you can use to build your own Python web services.

You’ll start by learning how to develop RESTful APIs using the Django framework combined with related libraries and tools. We’ll delve into the Django framework to build various web services. We’ll show you everything you need to successfully develop RESTful APIs with the Django framework such as request handling, URL mapping, serialization, validation, authentication, authorization, and databases.

By the end of the video, you’ll have a deep understanding of the stacks needed to build RESTful web services.

Style and Approach

This video course takes a straightforward approach and wastes no time in getting you started with RESTful APIs and web services. It will give you the best use cases for each framework to build great web services in Python.

Features
  • Develop RESTful Web Services using the Django framework in Python
  • Configure and fine-tune your APIs using the best tools and techniques available
  • This practical guide will help you implement complete REST-based APIs from scratch
Course Length 2 hours 52 minutes
ISBN 9781788620154
Date Of Publication 30 Jul 2017
Making HTTP Requests to the API
Working with GUI Tools – Postman and Others

Authors

Gaston C. Hillar

Gaston C. Hillar is Italian and has been working with computers since he was 8 years old. Gaston has a Bachelor's degree in computer science (graduated with honors) and an MBA.

Currently, Gaston is an independent IT consultant and a freelance author who is always looking for new adventures anywhere in the world.

He was a senior contributing editor at Dr. Dobb's, and has written more than a hundred articles on software development topics. He has received the prestigious Intel® Black Belt Software Developer award eight times. He has written many articles about Java for Oracle Java Magazine.

Gaston was also a former Microsoft MVP in technical computing. He lives with his wife, Vanesa, and his two sons, Kevin and Brandon.