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By Adrian Holovaty, Jacob Kaplan-Moss

This most modern variation of The Definitive consultant to Django is up-to-date for Django 1.1, and, with the forward–compatibility make sure that Django now presents, should still function the final word instructional and reference for this well known framework for years to come.

Django, the Python–based reminiscent of Ruby's Rails net improvement framework, is without doubt one of the preferred themes in internet improvement this day. Lead developer Jacob Kaplan–Moss and Django writer Adrian Holovaty convey you ways they use this framework to create award–winning websites by means of guiding you thru the construction of an internet program akin to ChicagoCrime.org.

The Definitive consultant to Django is damaged into 3 components, with the 1st introducing Django basics reminiscent of install and configuration, and growing the parts that jointly energy a Django–driven website. the second one half delves into the extra refined positive aspects of Django, together with outputting non–HTML content material similar to RSS feeds and PDFs, caching, and person administration. The appendixes function an in depth connection with Django's many configuration suggestions and instructions.

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By Adrian Holovaty, Jacob Kaplan-Moss

This most modern variation of The Definitive consultant to Django is up-to-date for Django 1.1, and, with the forward–compatibility make sure that Django now presents, should still function the final word instructional and reference for this well known framework for years to come.

Django, the Python–based reminiscent of Ruby's Rails net improvement framework, is without doubt one of the preferred themes in internet improvement this day. Lead developer Jacob Kaplan–Moss and Django writer Adrian Holovaty convey you ways they use this framework to create award–winning websites by means of guiding you thru the construction of an internet program akin to ChicagoCrime.org.

The Definitive consultant to Django is damaged into 3 components, with the 1st introducing Django basics reminiscent of install and configuration, and growing the parts that jointly energy a Django–driven website. the second one half delves into the extra refined positive aspects of Django, together with outputting non–HTML content material similar to RSS feeds and PDFs, caching, and person administration. The appendixes function an in depth connection with Django's many configuration suggestions and instructions.

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But PHP has its own problems; its very ease of use encourages sloppy, repetitive, illconceived code. Worse, PHP does little to protect programmers from security vulnerabilities, and thus many PHP developers found themselves learning about security only once it was too late. These and similar frustrations led directly to the development of the current crop of “third- generation” Web-development frameworks. These frameworks—Django and Ruby on Rails appear to be the most popular these days—recognize that the Web’s importance has escalated of late.

In a nutshell, that’s what Django does. The MVC Design Pattern Let’s dive in with a quick example that demonstrates the difference between the previous approach and a Web framework’s approach. Here’s how you might write the previous CGI code using Django. y 8+qh: 8+^k`u:8+dpih: Again, don’t worry about the particulars of syntax; just get a feel for the overall design. The main thing to note here is the separation of concerns: Ê UÊ /…iÊik`aho*lu file contains a description of the database table, represented by a Python class.

1 and should serve you well for some time. My thanks go to the many contributors who posted comments, corrections, and rants to dppl6++`f]jck^kkg*_ki+, the accompanying Web site for this book, where I posted chapter drafts as I wrote them. You guys are great. Adrian Holovaty Cocreator and co–Benevolent Dictator for Life, Django xxxiii Introduction I n the early days, Web developers wrote every page by hand. Updating a Web site meant editing HTML; a “redesign” involved redoing every single page, one at a time.

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