Learn Web Development with Python

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Learn
  • Explore the fundamentals of Python programming with interactive projects
  • Grasp essential coding concepts along with the basics of data structures and control flow
  • Develop RESTful APIs from scratch with Django and the Django REST Framework
  • Create automated tests for RESTful web services
  • Debug, test, and profile RESTful web services with Django and the Django REST Framework
  • Use Django with other technologies such as Redis and Celery
About

If you want to develop complete Python web apps with Django, this Learning Path is for you. It will walk you through Python programming techniques and guide you in implementing them when creating 4 professional Django projects, teaching you how to solve common problems and develop RESTful web services with Django and Python. You will learn how to build a blog application, a social image bookmarking website, an online shop, and an e-learning platform.

Learn Web Development with Python will get you started with Python programming techniques, show you how to enhance your applications with AJAX, create RESTful APIs, and set up a production environment for your Django projects. Last but not least, you’ll learn the best practices for creating real-world applications.

By the end of this Learning Path, you will have a full understanding of how Django works and how to use it to build web applications from scratch.

This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products:

  • Learn Python Programming by Fabrizio Romano
  • Django RESTful Web Services by Gastón C. Hillar
  • Django Design Patterns and Best Practices by Arun Ravindran
Features
  • Learn the fundamentals of programming with Python and building web apps
  • Build web applications from scratch with Django
  • Create real-world RESTful web services with the latest Django framework
Page Count 796
Course Length 23 hours 52 minutes
ISBN 9781789953299
Date Of Publication 21 Dec 2018

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.

Arun Ravindran

Arun Ravindran is an avid speaker and blogger who has been tinkering with Django since 2007 for projects ranging from intranet applications to social networks. He is a long-time open source enthusiast and Python developer. His articles and screencasts have been invaluable to the rapidly growing Django community. He is currently a developer member of the Django Software Foundation. Arun is also a movie buff and loves graphic novels and comics.

Fabrizio Romano

Fabrizio Romano holds a master's degree in computer science engineering from the University of Padova. He is also a certified scrum master, Reiki master and teacher, and a member of CNHC. He moved to London in 2011 to work for companies, such as Glasses Direct and TBG/Sprinklr. He now works at Sohonet as a principal engineer/team lead. He has given talks on Teaching Python and TDD at two editions of EuroPython, and at Skillsmatter and ProgSCon in London.