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By Adrian Holovaty, Jacob Kaplan-Moss

This most modern variation of The Definitive consultant to Django is up to date for Django 1.1, and, with the forward–compatibility ensure that Django now presents, should still function the final word educational and reference for this renowned framework for future years.

Django, the Python–based akin to Ruby’s Rails internet improvement framework, is among the most popular issues in internet improvement this present day. Lead developer Jacob Kaplan–Moss and Django writer Adrian Holovaty express you ways they use this framework to create award–winning sites by way of guiding you thru the production of an internet program corresponding to ChicagoCrime.org.

The Definitive consultant to Django is damaged into 3 elements, with the 1st introducing Django basics corresponding to set up and configuration, and developing the parts that jointly strength a Django–driven website. the second one half delves into the extra refined good points of Django, together with outputting non–HTML content material corresponding to RSS feeds and PDFs, caching, and consumer administration. The appendixes function an in depth connection with Django’s many configuration suggestions and instructions.

What you’ll learn

  • The first 1/2 this e-book explains intensive the best way to construct internet functions utilizing Django together with the fundamentals of dynamic web content, the Django templating approach interacting with databases, and internet varieties.
  • The moment 1/2 this publication discusses higher-level ideas resembling caching, safety, and the way to set up Django.
  • The appendixes shape a reference for the instructions and configurations to be had in Django.

Who this ebook is for

an individual who desires to use the strong Django framework to construct dynamic sites quick and simply.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Django
  2. Getting began
  3. Views and URLconfs
  4. Templates
  5. Models
  6. The Django Admin web site
  7. Forms
  8. Advanced perspectives and URLconfs
  9. Advanced Templates
  10. Advanced versions
  11. Generic perspectives
  12. Deploying Django
  13. Generating Non-HTML content material
  14. Sessions, clients, and Registration
  15. Caching
  16. django.contrib
  17. Middleware
  18. Integrating with Legacy Databases and purposes
  19. Internationalization
  20. Security

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