Django 5 By Example, 5th Ed (Packt)
Wednesday, 22 May 2024

In this book, Antonio Mele walks the reader through planning and creation of Python web applications, solving common problems, and implementing best practices using a step-by-step approach. The book covers a wide range of web application development topics through four different projects: a blog application, a social website, an e-commerce application, and an e-learning platform. This edition is updated with Django 5 features, detailed app planning, improved tooling, and GPT prompts for extending projects



Author: Antonio Mele
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Date: April 2025
Pages: 820
ISBN: 978-1805125457
Print: 1805125451
Kindle: B0CPN3H5YW
Audience: Python developers
Level: Intermediate
Category: Python

Topics covered:

  • Use different modules of the Django framework to solve specific problems
  • Integrate third-party Django applications into your project
  • Build complex web applications using Redis, Postgres, Celery/RabbitMQ, and Memcached
  • Set up a production environment for your projects with Docker Compose
  • Build a RESTful API with Django Rest Framework (DRF)
  • Implement advanced functionalities, such as full-text search engines, user activity streams, payment gateways, and recommendation engines
  • Build real-time asynchronous (ASGI) apps with Django Channels and WebSockets

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Author: Tracy Boggiano & Grant Fritchey
Publisher: Apress
Pages: 234
ISBN: 978-1484250037
Print: 1484250036
Kindle: B07YNL3X4X
Audience: SQL Server DBAs and Devs
Rating: 4
Reviewer: Ian Stirk

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Author: Richard Hundhausen
Publisher: Microsoft Press
Pages: 432
ISBN: 978-0136789239
Print: 0136789234
Kindle: B08F5HCNJ7
Audience: Developers interested in Scrum
Rating: 5
Reviewer: Kay Ewbank

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