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Mastering Django: Core

  • Length: 694 pages
  • Edition: 1
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  • Publication Date: 2016-12-23
  • ISBN-10: 1787281140
  • ISBN-13: 9781787281141
  • Sales Rank: #1305048 (See Top 100 Books)

Delivers absolutely everything you will ever need to know to become a master Django programmer About This Book * Gain a complete understanding of Django-the most popular, Python-based web framework in the world * Gain the skills to successfully designing, developing, and deploying your app * This book is packaged with fully described code so you can learn the fundamentals and the advanced topics to get a complete understanding of all of Django’s core functions Who This Book Is For This book assumes you have a basic understanding of the Internet and programming. Experience with Python or Django would be an advantage, but is not necessary. It is ideal for beginner to intermediate programmers looking for a fast, secure, scalable, and maintainable alternative web development platform to those based on PHP, Java, and dotNET. What You Will Learn * Use Django to access user-submitted form data, validate it, and work with it * Get to know advanced URLconf tips and tricks * Extend Django’s template system with custom code * Define models and use the database API to create, retrieve, update, and delete records * Fully extend and customize the default implementation as per your project’s needs * Test and deploy your Django application * Get to know more about Django’s session, cache Framework, and middleware In Detail Mastering Django: Core is a completely revised and updated version of the original Django Book, written by Adrian Holovaty and Jacob Kaplan-Moss – the creators of Django. The main goal of this book is to make you a Django expert. By reading this book, you’ll learn the skills needed to develop powerful websites quickly, with code that is clean and easy to maintain. This book is also a programmer’s manual that provides complete coverage of the current Long Term Support (LTS) version of Django. For developers creating applications for commercial and business critical deployments, Mastering Django: Core provides a complete, up-to-date resource for Django 1.8 LTS with a stable code-base, security fixes and support out to 2018. Style and approach This comprehensive step-by-step practical guide offers a thorough understanding of all the web development concepts related to Django. In addition to explaining the features of Django, this book provides real-world experience on how these features fit together to build extraordinary apps.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Django and Getting Started
Chapter 2: Views and URLconfs
Chapter 3: Templates
Chapter 4: Models
Chapter 5: The Django Admin Site
Chapter 6: Forms
Chapter 7: Advanced Views and URLconfs
Chapter 8: Advanced Templates
Chapter 9: Advanced Models
Chapter 10: Generic Views
Chapter 11: User Authentication in Django
Chapter 12: Testing in Django
Chapter 13: Deploying Django
Chapter 14: Generating Non-HTML Content
Chapter 15: Django Sessions
Chapter 16: Djangos Cache Framework
Chapter 17: Django Middleware
Chapter 18: Internationalization
Chapter 19: Security in Django
Chapter 20: More on Installing Django
Chapter 21: Advanced Database Management
Appendix A: Model Definition Reference
Appendix B: Database API Reference
Appendix C: Generic View Reference
Appendix D: Settings
Appendix E: Built-in Template Tags and Filters
Appendix F: Request and Response Objects
Appendix G: Developing Django with Visual Studio

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