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Web Development with Django Cookbook

By: Aidas Bendoraitis
Pages: 294
Publisher: Packt Publishing - ebooks Account
Publication Date: Nov. 17, 2014

Over 70 practical recipes to create multilingual, responsive, and scalable websites with Django

About This Book

  • Improve your skills by developing models, forms, views, and templates
  • Create a rich user experience using Ajax and other JavaScript techniques
  • A practical guide to writing and using APIs to import or export data

Who This Book Is For

If you have created websites with Django, but you want to sharpen your knowledge and learn some good approaches for how to treat different aspects of web development, you should definitely read this book. It is intended for intermediate and professional Django users who need to build projects which must be multilingual, functional on devices of different screen sizes, and which scale over time.

What You Will Learn

  • Configure your Django project the right way
  • Build a database structure out of reusable model mixins
  • Manage hierarchical structures with MPTT
  • Play nicely with JavaScript in responsive templates
  • Create handy template filters and tags that you can reuse in every project
  • Master the configuration of contributed administration
  • Extend Django CMS with your own functionality

In Detail

Django is easy to learn and solves all types of web development problems and questions, providing Python developers an easy solution to web-application development. With a wealth of third-party modules available, you'll be able to create a highly customizable web application with this powerful framework.

Web Development with Django Cookbook will guide you through all web development processes with the Django framework. You will get started with the virtual environment and configuration of the project, and then you will learn how to define a database structure with reusable components. Find out how to tweak the administration to make the website editors happy. This book deals with some important third-party modules necessary for fully equipped web development.