Introduction to Tornado


Walk through the basics of Tornado, the high-performance web server known for its speed, simplicity, and scalability on projects large and small. With this hands-on guide, you’ll learn how to use Tornado’s acclaimed features by working with several example applications. You also get best practices for using Tornado in the real world.

Are you interested in creating a scalable social application, real-time analytics engine, or RESTful API—all with the power and simplicity of Python? This book shows you why Tornado is fantastic choice for writing powerful applications that are simple to create, extend, and deploy.

  • Learn how to use Tornado’s lightweight and flexible templating language
  • Extend templates to repurpose headers, footers, layout grids, and other content
  • Use persistent storage like MongoDB to store, serve, and edit dynamic content
  • Explore Tornado’s ability to make asynchronous web requests
  • Secure your application against cookie and request vulnerabilities
  • Authenticate with external services, using Tornado’s auth module
  • Adopt deployment strategies that help harden your application and increase request throughput

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. Forms and Templates
Chapter 3. Extending Templates
Chapter 4. Databases
Chapter 5. Asynchronous Web Services
Chapter 6. Writing Secure Applications
Chapter 7. Authenticating with External Services
Chapter 8. Deploying Tornado

Book Details

  • Paperback: 136 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media (March 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449309070
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449309077
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