Python Web Development with Django


Using the simple, robust, Python-based Django framework, you can build powerful Web solutions with remarkably few lines of code. In Python Web Development with Django®, three experienced Django and Python developers cover all the techniques, tools, and concepts you need to make the most of Django 1.0, including all the major features of the new release.

The authors teach Django through in-depth explanations, plus provide extensive sample code supported with images and line-by-line explanations. You’ll discover how Django leverages Python’s development speed and flexibility to help you solve a wide spectrum of Web development problems and learn Django best practices covered nowhere else. You’ll build your first Django application in just minutes and deepen your real-world skills through start-to-finish application projects including

  • Simple Web log (blog)
  • Online photo gallery
  • Simple content management system
  • Ajax-powered live blogger
  • Online source code sharing/syntax highlighting tool
  • How to run your Django applications on the Google App Engine

This complete guide starts by introducing Python, Django, and Web development concepts, then dives into the Django framework, providing a deep understanding of its major components (models, views, templates), and how they come together to form complete Web applications.

Table of Contents
Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started
Chapter 1: Practical Python for Django 7
Chapter 2: Django for the Impatient: Building a Blog 57
Chapter 3: Starting Out 77

Part II: Django in Depth
Chapter 4: Defining and Using Models 89
Chapter 5: URLs, HTTP Mechanisms, and Views 117
Chapter 6: Templates and Form Processing 135

Part III: Django Applications by Example
Chapter 7: Photo Gallery 159
Chapter 8: Content Management System 181
Chapter 9: Liveblog 205
Chapter 10: Pastebin 221

Part IV: Advanced Django Techniques and Features
Chapter 11: Advanced Django Programming 235
Chapter 12: Advanced Django Deployment 261

Part V: Appendices
Appendix A: Command Line Basics 285
Appendix B: Installing and Running Django 295
Appendix C: Tools for Practical Django Development 313
Appendix D: Finding, Evaluating, and Using Django Applications 321
Appendix E: Django on the Google App Engine 325
Appendix F: Getting Involved in the Django Project 337

Index 339
Colophon 375

Book Details

  • Paperback: 408 pages
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional (October 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0132356139
  • ISBN-13: 978-0132356138
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  1. worm says:

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