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Two Scoops of Django 1.11: Best Practices for the Django Web Framework

Daniel Roy Greenfeld, Audrey Roy Greenfeld
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Genre: Information Technology
Language: English
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Have you ever...

* Wanted to work at an exciting futuristic company?
* Struggled with a detailed Django-specific interview question?
* Wanted to walk confidently in the company of other Django and Python coders?

Two Scoops of Django 1.11is designed to help you explore your programming career. Not only that, it is the de facto best practices book for Django. So it's critical for building projects.

In this book, we introduce you to the various tips, tricks, patterns, code snippets, and techniques that we've picked up over the years. We have put thousands of hours into the fourth edition of the book, writing and revising its material to include significant improvements and new material based on feedback from previous editions.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Coding Style
Chapter 2: The Optimal Django Environment Setup
Chapter 3: How To Lay Out Django Projects
Chapter 4: Fundamentals of Django App Design
Chapter 5: Settings and Requirements Files
Chapter 6: Model Best Practices
Chapter 7: Queries and the Database Layer
Chapter 8: Function- and Class-Based Views
Chapter 9: Best Practices for Function-Based Views
Chapter 10: Best Practices for Class-Based Views
Chapter 11: Form Fundamentals
Chapter 12: Common Patterns for Forms
Chapter 13: Templates: Best Practices
Chapter 14: Template Tags and Filters
Chapter 15: Django Templates and Jinja2
Chapter 16: Building APIs with Django Rest Framework
Chapter 17: Consuming REST APIs
Chapter 18: Tradeoffs of Replacing Core Components
Chapter 19: Working With the Django Admin
Chapter 20: Dealing with the User Model
Chapter 21: Django's Secret Sauce: Third-Party Packages
Chapter 22: Testing Chapter of Doom!
Chapter 23: Documentation: Be Obsessed
Chapter 24: Finding and Reducing Bottlenecks
Chapter 25: Asynchronous Task Queues
Chapter 26: Security Best Practices
Chapter 27: Logging: Tips and Tools
Chapter 28: Signals: Use Cases and Avoidance Techniques
Chapter 29: What About Those Random Utilities?
Chapter 30: Deployment: Platforms as a Service
Chapter 31: Deploying Django Projects
Chapter 29: Identical Environments: The Holy Grail
Chapter 32: Continuous Integration
Chapter 33: The Art of Debugging
Chapter 34: Where and How to Ask Django Questions
Chapter 35: Closing Thoughts
Appendix A: Packages Mentioned In This Book
Appendix B: Troubleshooting
Appendix C: Additional Resources
Appendix D: Internationalization and Localization
Appendix E: Settings Alternatives
Appendix F: Working with Python 2
Appendix G: Channels and Websockets

What People Say About Two Scoops of Django:

* This is the swiss army knife for every Django developer. -- Jannis Gebauer, maintainer and founder
* We buy this book for every new engineer on our team. It's a must for Django development! -- Jacinda Shelly, CTO of Doctor On Demand
* I wanted to write a book about best practices in Django, except Two Scoops is that book, no need to write another one. -- Buddy Lindsey, Host of GoDjango
* Audrey's illustrations reinforce Audrey and Daniel's Django technical excellence. (Art + ice cream) * 2 tech experts = Two Scoops of Django. -- Carol Willing, Project Jupyter Core Dev and Python Software Foundation director
* Simply the best book on Django. Whenever I am not sure if I am following the best practices, I look up the topic in this book. A must read. -- Abu Ashraf Masnun, programmer

About the Authors

Daniel and Audrey Roy Greenfeld are experienced software professionals and co-authors of a series of Python web development books. They have given keynote speeches at numerous academic and professional Python and Django conferences around the world. Hailing experience with NASA and MIT, they have authored various popular open-source utility libraries, which are in production use by thousands of organizations, including Fortune 500 companies.

To learn more about Daniel and Audrey:

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780692915721
Publisher: Two Scoops Press
Number of Pages: 555
Dimensions: 7.50"x9.25"
Interior Pages: B&W
Binding: Paperback (Perfect Binding)
Availability: In Stock (Print on Demand)

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