Django by Example
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Django by Example

Create your own line of successful web applications with Django
4.1 (27 ratings)
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Created by Packt Publishing
Last updated 6/2017
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  • 9 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Build practical real-world web applications with Django
  • Use Django with other technologies such as Redis, Celery, Solr, and Memcached
  • Develop pluggable Django applications to create advanced features
  • Optimize your code and use the cache framework
  • Add internationalization to your Django projects
  • Enhance the user experience using JavaScript and AJAX
  • Add social features to your projects
  • Build RESTful APIs for your applications
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Requirements
  • Some basic knowledge of Python, HTML, and JavaScript is recommended.
  • This is an easy-to-follow video to help you build four different production-ready Django projects. Each project focuses on a particular area of the framework and each topic within the projects is explained with practical examples and includes best practice recommendations.
Description

Django is a powerful Python web framework designed to develop web applications quickly, from simple prototypes to large-scale projects. Django encourages clean, pragmatic design, and provides developers with a comprehensive set of tools to build scalable web applications. This video will walk you through the creation of four professional Django projects, teaching you how to solve common problems and implement best practices.

The video begins by showing you how to build a blog application, before moving on to developing a social image bookmarking website, an online shop, and an e-learning platform. You will learn how to build a search engine and implement a user activity stream. Furthermore, you will create a recommendation engine, an e-commerce coupon system, and a content management system.

The video will also teach you how to enhance your applications with AJAX, create RESTful APIs, and setup a production environment for your Django projects. After going through this video, you will have a good understanding of how Django works and how to integrate it with other technologies to build practical, advanced web applications.

About The Author

Antonio Mele holds an MSc in Computer Science. He has been developing Django projects since 2006 and leads the django es Spanish Django community. He has founded Zenx IT, a technology company that creates web applications for clients of several industries. Antonio has also worked as a CTO for several technology-based start-ups. His father inspired his passion for computers and programming.

Who is the target audience?
  • If you are a web developer who is completely new to or familiar with Django and wants to make the most of it, this video is for you.
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Curriculum For This Course
78 Lectures
09:12:39
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Building a Blog Application
10 Lectures 53:21

This will give brief introduction to Entire course.

Preview 04:47

Learn to install Django for local development. 

Installing Django
04:24

Learn to build basic steps to complete blog site.

Creating Your First Project
08:04

Define the initial data models for our blog. 

Designing the Blog Data Schema
07:01

Learn to create a simple administration site to manage blog posts. 

Creating an Administration Site for Your Models
05:30

Learn how to retrieve information from the database and interact with it. 

Working with QuerySet and Managers
08:19

We learn to create our application views and then we will define an URL pattern for each view 

Building List and Detail Views
05:45

The ability to add templates to display posts in a user-friendly way.

Creating Templates for Your Views
03:57

Learn to import the Django paginator classes and modify the post_list view. 

Adding Pagination
02:31

Define your views as class methods and provide base view classes for this. 

Using Class-Based Views
03:03
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Enhancing Your Blog with Advanced Features
6 Lectures 33:54

Our objective in this video is to allow users to share posts by sending them by e-mail. To achieve this our video will help us to create forms and handle them in views. 

Preview 05:48

In this video we will send emails with django and render forms in templates 

Sharing posts by E-Mail
06:19

In this video we will build the base for creating a comment system. For that we will create the comments and the functionality to manage the comments for a post 

Creating a Comment System
07:15

This video is the continuation of the previous one. Here we will cover how to Add comments to the post detail template. 

Adding Comments to the Post
04:02

Ability to create a way to tag our posts 

Adding Tagging Functionality
06:24

Learn to build a functionality to display similar posts by the number of tags that the user share 

Retrieving Posts by Similarity
04:06
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Extending Your Blog Application
4 Lectures 31:00

The ability to create a template of tags and filters. 

Preview 10:57

Learn to generate sitemaps for your site. 

Adding a Sitemap to Your Site
04:20

Learn to create sitemaps using the site's framework. 

Creating Feeds for Your Blog Posts
02:10

The ability to perform case-insensitive lookups using the icontains filter. 

Adding a Search Engine with Solr and Haystack
13:33
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Building a Social Website
6 Lectures 46:57

Learn to create a social application that will allow users to share images they find on the Internet. 

Preview 02:45

Learn to build authentication framework that can handle user authentication, sessions, permissions, and user groups. 

Using the Django Authentication Framework
14:14

The ability to change users passwords. 

Password Authentication
05:20

Learn to build a view to allow visitors to create a user account. 

User Registration and User Profiles
11:44

Learn to build an authentication through backend by using different sources. 

Building a Custom Authentication Backend
03:26

The ability to add social authentication to your site using services such as Facebook, Twitter, or Google. 

Adding Social Authentication to Your Site
09:28
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Sharing Content in Your Website
7 Lectures 42:43

Learn to allow users to bookmark and share images they find in other websites and share them in our site. 

Preview 05:21

Learn to allow users to bookmark images from external websites. 

Posting Content from Other Websites
14:05

The ability to create a simple detail view for displaying an image that has been saved into our site. 

Creating a Detail View for Images
02:03

Learn to display the original image in the detail page. 

Creating Image Thumbnails Using Sorl-Thumbnail
02:28

Generate AJAX actions to our application. 

Adding AJAX Actions with jQuery
10:41

The ability to restrict our AJAX views to allow only requests generated via AJAX. 

Creating Custom Decorators for Your Views
02:15

The ability to use AJAX pagination to build infinite scroll functionality. 

Adding AJAX Pagination to Your List Views
05:50
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Tracking User Actions
7 Lectures 49:38

Learn to build a follower system into our project which users will be able to follow each other and track what other users share on the platform. 

Preview 06:30

Learn to build an activity stream application so that every user can see recent interactions of users he follows. 

Building a Follower System (Continued)
06:27

Learn to save the actions performed by users on the website. 

Building a Generic Activity Stream Application
08:28

Learn to denormalize data from our Image model and use Django signals to keep the data updated. 

Building a Generic Activity Stream Application (Continued)
08:02

Learn to denormalize data from our Image model and use Django signals to keep the data updated 

Using Signals for De-normalizing Counts
07:43

Learn how Redis can be used for building new functionality into our project. 

Using Redis for Storing Item Views
07:46

In this video We are going to create a ranking of the most viewed images in our platform 

Using Redis for Storing a Ranking
04:42
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Building an Online Shop
6 Lectures 50:38

This video will enable you to browse through a product catalog and add products to a shopping cart. Finally, you will be able to check out the cart and place an order. 

Preview 13:22

After building the product catalog, the next step is to create a shopping cart that will allow users to select the products that they want to purchase. So, What are we waiting for? Let's do it! 

Building a Shopping Cart
10:57

Now that we have a Cart class to manage the cart, we need to create the views to add, update, or remove items from it. We need to create these views. So, let's see how to do it! 

Creating Shopping Cart Views
07:17

This video will let you create a context processor which will enhance the efficiency of your shopping cart and give a better user interaction.

Creating a Context Processor for the Current
04:18

When a shopping cart is checked out, you need to save an order into the database. Orders will contain information about customers and the products they are buying. For this, you need to register customer orders. This video will show you how to achieve this. 

Registering Customer Orders
06:49

In many situations you might want to return a response to the user as quickly as possible and let the server execute some process asynchronously. Using Celery, you can create asynchronous tasks easily, let them be executed by workers as soon as possible and schedule them to run at a specific time. Let's do it right now! 

Launching Asynchronous Tasks with Celery
07:55
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Managing Payments and Orders
5 Lectures 36:52

Learn to integrate PayPal, which is one of the most popular payment gateways. 

Preview 13:42

Learn to get a notification which is instantly sent to your server when the gateway processes a payment. 

Payment Notifications
06:49

Learn to customize the administration site to be able to export orders to CSV files. 

Exporting Orders to CSV Files
03:56

Learn to customize the administration site beyond what is possible through configuration of ModelAdmin, creation of admin actions, and overriding admin templates. 

Extending the Admin Site with Custom Views
04:57

Learn to extend an admin template which you need to know its structure and identify existing blocks. 

Generating PDF Invoices Dynamically
07:28
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Extending Your Shop
10 Lectures 01:16:52

Learn to create a model to store the coupon code, a valid time frame, and the discount to apply. 

Preview 15:22

Learn to mark strings for translation both in Python code and in your templates. 

Adding Internationalization and Localization
08:22

Learn to translate literals in your Python code. 

Translating Python Code
07:59

Learn to add template tag to translate string in order to use the translation template tags. 

Translating Templates
06:40

The ability to edit translations using the same interface as the Django administration site. 

Using the Rosetta Translation Interface
04:28

Learn to provide search engines with URLs that will rank better for each language. 

URL Patterns for Internationalization
04:47

The ability to add a language selector to our site. 

Allowing Users to Switch Language
01:38

Learn to provide a solution for translating models out of the box. 

Translating Models with django-parler
09:21

Generate a separate database table for each model that contains translations. 

Translating Models with django-parler (Continued)
08:05

Learn to create a simple yet powerful recommendation engine that suggests products that are usually bought together. 

Building a Recommendation Engine
10:10
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Building an E-Learning Platform
10 Lectures 01:02:46

Learn to build a flexible Content Management System (CMS) that allows instructors to create courses and manage their contents. 

Preview 01:35

Learn to build e-Learning platform which will offer courses in various subjects. 

Building the Course Models
06:52

Learn to create a Content model that represents the module's contents. 

Creating Models for Diverse Content
07:38

The ability to create your own model fields to store custom data or alter the behavior of existing fields. 

Creating Custom Model Fields
07:56

Learn to build a content management system (CMS) which will allow instructors to create courses and manage their content. 

Creating a Content Management System
07:57

The ability to create a group for instructor users and assign permissions to create, update, and delete courses. 

Working with Groups and Permissions
08:19

Learn to work with multiple forms on the same page. 

Using Form-sets
06:40

Learn to create a view that handles creating or updating objects of any content model. 

Adding Content to Course Modules
05:57

Learn to display all modules for a course and list contents for a specific module. 

Managing Modules and Contents
05:00

Learn to launch an AJAX to store the new module order. 

Reordering Modules and Contents
04:52
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