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Learning Django 5: Program web apps with complete django capabilities, ORM, Template, MongoDB and Docker containerization

  • Length: 372 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2024-06-20
  • ISBN-10: 8119177827
  • ISBN-13: 9788119177820

“Learning Django 5” is intended to help Python programmers, aspiring full stack developers, and web developers build robust and scalable web applications quickly and efficiently. with a basic understanding of Python scripting. Hands-on labs and interactive tasks are used throughout the book to help you practice and apply the concepts as you learn.

Beginning with a thorough introduction to Django 5, you’ll learn how to install and configure Django on a Linux server, set up virtual environments, and create your first Django project, BookTech. The book walks you through the fundamentals of Django models and ORM, teaching you how to define models, perform database migrations, and interact with the ORM to optimize data querying. You will learn about Django views, including function-based and class-based views, URL mapping, and form handling. The templates section will show you how to create and inherit templates, use template tags and filters, and pass data to templates for dynamic rendering.

Advanced topics are thoroughly covered, including user authentication, permission management, and extending the default user model. You’ll also learn how to use essential features like site maps, RSS feeds, and SEO optimization to boost your app’s visibility and user engagement. The book then goes over deployment and scaling, teaching you how to containerize your application with Docker, deploy to cloud platforms like AWS, and set up continuous integration and deployment pipelines in Jenkins. You will learn how to maintain and monitor your application with tools such as Amazon CloudWatch, New Relic, and Sentry, ensuring that it runs smoothly in production.

Key Learnings

  • Comprehensive Django setup with step-by-step installation and configuration of Django 5.
  • Mastering models and ORM to define models and interact with databases efficiently.
  • Understand and implement both function-based and class-based views seamlessly.
  • Perform dynamic template rendering wherein you create, inherit, and customize templates for dynamic web content.
  • Achieve robust user authentication by implementing secure user registration, login, and permission management.
  • Learn SEO skills to optimize your site for search engines with site maps and SEO best practices.
  • Up and running with docker and containerization to containerize your apps for consistent deployment across environments.
  • Learn to deploy applications on AWS with detailed, practical walkthrough.
  • Set up and configure Jenkins pipelines for automated testing and deployment.
  • Use tools like CloudWatch and Sentry for application performance and error tracking.

Table of Content

  1. Up and Running with Django 5
  2. Django Models and ORM
  3. Views and URL Routing
  4. Templates and Django’s Template Language
  5. Forms and Validation
  6. User Authentication and Authorization
  7. Advanced Django Capabilities
  8. Working with MongoDB
  9. Site Maps, RSS Feeds, and SEO
  10. Deployment and Scaling
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