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Django By Example

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Learn
  • Build practical real-world web applications with Django
  • Use Django with other technologies such as Redis, Celery, Solr and Memcached
  • Develop pluggable Django applications
  • Create advanced features, optimize your code and use the cache framework
  • Add internationalization to your Django projects
  • Enhance the user experience using JavaScript and AJAX
  • Add social features to your projects
  • Build RESTful APIs for your applications
About

Django is a powerful Python web framework designed to develop web applications quickly, from simple prototypes to large-scale projects. Django encourages clean, pragmatic design, and provides developers with a comprehensive set of tools to build scalable web applications.

This book will walk you through the creation of four professional Django projects, teaching you how to solve common problems and implement best practices.

The book begins by showing you how to build a blog application, before moving on to developing a social image bookmarking website, an online shop and an e-learning platform. You will learn how to build a search engine and implement a user activity stream. Furthermore, you will create a recommendation engine, an e-commerce coupon system and a content management system. The book will also teach you how to enhance your applications with AJAX, create RESTful APIs and setup a production environment for your Django projects.

After reading this book, you will have a good understanding of how Django works and how to integrate it with other technologies to build practical, advanced, web applications.

Features
  • Learn Django by building four fully-functional, real-world web applications from scratch
  • Develop powerful web applications quickly using the best coding practices
  • Integrate other technologies into your application with clear, step-by-step explanations and comprehensive example code
Page Count 474
Course Length 14 hours 13 minutes
ISBN 9781784391911
Date Of Publication 30 Nov 2015

Authors

Antonio Melé

Antonio Melé is CTO of Exo Investing and Founder of Zenx IT. Antonio has been developing Django projects since 2006 for clients across several industries. He has been working as CTO and technology consultant for multiple technology-based startups and he has managed development teams building projects for large digital businesses. Antonio holds an Msc. in Computer Science by Universidad Pontificia Comillas. His father inspired his passion for computers and programming.