Django is a high-level Python-based framework that encourages rapid development and provides a clean, sensible design. Application development with Django can be summarized in these words: Easy Creation: Scalable Application.
The primary goal of Django is to ease the creation of complex and database-driven websites. Django supports the principle of not repeating yourself by providing support for reusability and pluggability. Some of the well-known companies using Django include Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), Instagram, Mozilla, and so on. If you are a web developer knowing basics of Django and want to learn advanced features of Django, then this Learning Path is for you.
In this course, you will have an in-depth knowledge regarding various advanced features used by Django such as using class-based views, creation of custom middlewares, and templates. You will also get acquainted with some features like creating APIs and caching. You will also get a clear understanding of the topics with a lot of examples and practice. Finally you will gain knowledge of how Django projects are made by creating Django projects.
By the end of this Learning Path, you will be able to create advanced Django websites with the help of illustrative examples and practice.
About the Author:
For this course, we have combined the best works of this esteemed author:
Antonio Mele holds an MSc in Computer Science. He has been developing Django projects since 2006 and leads the django 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.
Matthew Nuzum has been developing web applications since 1999 and worked for several start-ups including Canonical, makers of Ubuntu, as well as Fortune 500 companies. He has a passion for helping others learn new technologies and has written numerous tutorials and help documents as well as running a web-focused user group based in his hometown of Des Moines.
Kevin Veroneau is a very active Python and Django developer who has worked for many start-ups, has an active Python blog, and has worked on a magnitude of Python projects over the years.
René Fleschenberg is a web developer/sysadmin hybrid with a focus on back-end development in Python and Django. He has been working with Django for about 5 years and has built a variety of Django-based websites. He co-maintains an open source Django-based e-commerce solution.