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Django in Production: Expert tips, strategies, and essential frameworks for writing scalable and maintainable code in Django

  • Length: 348 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2024-04-05
  • ISBN-10: 1804610488
  • ISBN-13: 9781804610480
  • Sales Rank: #0 (See Top 100 Books)

Enhance your Django skills and elevate your employability by mastering the tools and practices employed by seasoned senior developers

Key Features

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of the available deployment strategies for Django applications
  • Explore techniques and best practices to enhance the efficiency and performance of your Django application
  • Troubleshoot common production issues through efficient error logging and handling techniques
  • Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook

Book Description

You may have got your first Django developer job after a six-week bootcamp or online course, and that’s great, but what’s next? In small companies, mentorship can be hard to come by and gaining the traits of a senior developer without that can take a long time. This is precisely where Django in Production comes into play.

This book will first delve into the true meaning of “good practice” and help you understand the rationale behind industry professionals building websites in specific ways to develop a solid foundation for your Django projects. Next, you will uncover hidden Django secrets through hands-on exploration, leveraging the power of Docker and version control to your advantage. You will gain insights into mastering Git hooks for efficient code maintenance, establishing a robust CI pipeline, and harnessing the capabilities of AWS Beanstalk. These tools will empower you to develop highly scalable products-an essential skill set for aspiring developers transitioning from junior to senior roles. Later, you will understand the significance of monitoring and be introduced to industry-standard tools utilized by professionals for effective monitoring practices.

By the end of this book, you will have set yourself apart from the crowd, equipped with the knowledge and expertise to thrive as a seasoned Django developer.

What you will learn

  • Write scalable and maintainable code like a Django expert
  • Become proficient in Docker for Django and experience platform-agnostic development
  • Explore intelligent practices for continuous integration
  • Leverage the power of AWS to seamlessly deploy your application in a production environment
  • Optimize unstable systems through effective performance monitoring
  • Effortlessly handle authentication and authorization issues
  • Automate repetitive tasks by creating custom middleware
  • Thoroughly test your code using factory_boy and craft comprehensive API tests

Who this book is for

This book is for Python and Django developers who aspire to elevate their Django skills to an advanced level. It assumes an intermediate level of proficiency in Python and Django programming and aims to impart comprehensive knowledge on optimizing the production environment and utilizing associated toolsets. By implementing these best practices, you will enhance the efficiency, robustness, and scalability of your production systems, thereby accelerating your career growth and professional development.

Table of Contents

  1. Setting up Django with DRF
  2. Exploring Django ORM, Models, and Migrations
  3. Serializing Data with DRF
  4. Exploring Django Admin and Management Commands
  5. Mastering Django Authentication and Authorization
  6. Caching, Logging, and Throttling
  7. Using Pagination, Django Signals, and Custom Middleware
  8. Using Celery with Django
  9. Writing tests in Django
  10. Exploring Conventions in Django
  11. Dockerizing Django Applications
  12. Working with Git and CI pipelines using Django
  13. Deploying Django in AWS
  14. Monitoring Django Applications
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