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Django, the Python?based equivalent to the Ruby on Rails web development framework, is hottest topics in web development. In The Definitive Guide to Django: Web Development Done Right, Adrian Holovaty , one of Django's creators, and Django lead developer Jacob Kaplan?Moss show you how they use this framework to create award?winning web sites. Over the course of three parts, they guide you through the creation of a web application reminiscent of chicagocrime.org.
The first part of the book introduces Django fundamentals like installation and configuration. You?ll learn about creating the components that power a Django-driven web site. The second part delves into the more sophisticated features of Django, like outputting non?HTML content (such as RSS feeds and PDFs), plus caching and user management. The third part serves as a detailed reference to Django's many configuration options and commands. The book even includes seven appendices for looking up configurations options and commands. In all, this book provides the ultimate tutorial and reference to the popular Django framework. What you?ll learn The first half of this book explains in-depth how to build web applications using Django including the basics of dynamic web pages, the Django templating system interacting with databases, and web forms. The second half of this book discusses higher-level concepts such as caching, security, and how to deploy Django. The appendices form a reference for the commands and configurations available in Django. Who this book is for
Anyone who wants to use the powerful Django framework to build dynamic web sites quickly and easily
Django, the Python-based equivalent to Ruby's Rails Web development framework, is presently one of the hottest topics in Web development today. Its creator (and co-author of this book) Adrian Holovaty has since become a superstar of sorts due to the compelling array of Web applications he's built using Django, including most notably http://www.chicagocrime.org/. Along with Django lead developer Jacob Kaplan-Moss, they're writing this book with the intention of making it the definitive guide to the technology.
Django: Web Development Done Right is broken into three parts, with the first introducing Django fundamentals such as installation and configuration, and creating the components that ultimately together power a Django-driven website. Part II delves into the more sophisticated features of Django, such as outputting non-HTML non-html content such as RSS feeds and PDFs, caching, and user management. Part III serves as a detailed reference to Django's many configuration options and commands. Together, this book serves as the ultimate tutorial and reference to this popular framework.
Django, the Python-based equivalent to the Ruby on Rails Web development framework, is presently one of the hottest topics in Web development today. Now, Holovaty--one of Django's creators--and Django lead developer Kaplan-Moss show how they use this framework to create award-winning Web sites.