Django Essentials

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  • Utilize the MVC pattern to create web applications
  • Use Django models to store information in the database and generate queries to access a database across models
  • Generate very maintainable forms with Django
  • Quickly develop web pages to create, read, update, and delete data from the model using class-based views
  • Construct users by using an authentication module to restrict access to certain pages
  • Use AJAX with Django
  • Install your website on Linux and access it through the Internet

Django is a powerful Python web framework designed for rapid web application development. With the advent of frameworks such as Django, web developers have been forced to adopt MVC architectures and are encouraged to develop quality code. This quality allows several developers to work together easily and reduces the number of bugs due to human errors.

Beginning with the basics of the Web and Django, the book explains the MVC pattern. It then moves on to explain the step-by-step installation of Python, PIP, and Django on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS. Furthermore, you will learn how to create templates, models, forms, and so on. After reading the book, you will be able to quickly create dynamic web applications with AJAX and an admin part.

This book features a step-by-step approach that shows you how to program, create, and improve the quality of web applications using Django, with the help of Python.

  • Get to know MVC pattern and the structure of Django
  • Create your first webpage with Django mechanisms
  • Enable user interaction with forms
  • Program extremely rapid forms with Django features.
  • Explore the best practices to develop applications of a superior quality
Page Count 172
Course Length 5 hours 9 minutes
ISBN 9781783983704
Date Of Publication 19 Jun 2014


Samuel Dauzon

Samuel Dauzon is a web developer. After two years of studying networks and their administration, he decided to head for development. He regularly tries out the latest development technologies for his customers. He is interested in software quality and security. He is also interested in web frameworks and has studied Symfony2 and ExtJS. He works primarily on CodeIgniter2 and Django. He previously worked for CER FRANCE 49 (an accounting firm) for one year, where he created some software that was used internally with the WebDev software. Presently, he works for ILTR, a web development company specializing in ASP, PHP, and CodeIgniter2. For over two years, he has also worked as a freelance web developer (in PHP, Django, and so on).