Django 4 for the Impatient: Learn the core concepts of Python web development with Django in one weekend
A quick-start guide to exploring and using Python and Django to develop web applications in minutes
- Develop web applications with Python and Django quickly
- Understand Django features with short explanations and learn how to use them right away
- Create a movie reviews app with a responsive user interface and deploy it to the cloud
Learning Django can be a tricky and time-consuming activity. There are hundreds of tutorials, loads of documentation, and many explanations that are hard to digest. However, this book enables you to use and learn Django in just a couple of days.
In this book, you’ll go on a fun, hands-on, and pragmatic journey to learn Django full stack development. You’ll start building your first Django app within minutes. You’ll be provided with short explanations and a practical approach that cover some of the most important Django features, such as Django Apps’ structure, URLs, views, templates, models, CSS inclusion, image storage, authentication and authorization, Django admin panel, and many more. You’ll also use Django to develop a movies review app and deploy it to the internet.
By the end of this book, you’ll be able to build and deploy your own Django web applications.
What you will learn
- Understand and implement Django Apps’ basic structure, including URLs, views, templates, and models
- Add bootstrap to improve the aesthetics of the site
- Create your own custom pages and have different URLs to route to them
- Navigate between pages by adding a header bar to all pages
- Work with databases and models
- Explore the powerful built-in admin interface with Django
- Use Django’s powerful, built-in authentication system
- Deploy your Django project on the internet for the world to use
Who This Book Is For
This book is for Python developers at any level of experience with Python programming who want to build full-stack Python web applications using Django. The book is for absolute Django beginners.