Lightweight Django

Author: Julia Elman
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491946305
Release Date: 2014-11-03
Genre: Computers

How can you take advantage of the Django framework to integrate complex client-side interactions and real-time features into your web applications? Through a series of rapid application development projects, this hands-on book shows experienced Django developers how to include REST APIs, WebSockets, and client-side MVC frameworks such as Backbone.js into new or existing projects. Learn how to make the most of Django’s decoupled design by choosing the components you need to build the lightweight applications you want. Once you finish this book, you’ll know how to build single-page applications that respond to interactions in real time. If you’re familiar with Python and JavaScript, you’re good to go. Learn a lightweight approach for starting a new Django project Break reusable applications into smaller services that communicate with one another Create a static, rapid prototyping site as a scaffold for websites and applications Build a REST API with django-rest-framework Learn how to use Django with the Backbone.js MVC framework Create a single-page web application on top of your REST API Integrate real-time features with WebSockets and the Tornado networking library Use the book’s code-driven examples in your own projects

Lightweight Django

Author: Julia Elman
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491946299
Release Date: 2014-11-03
Genre: Computers

How can you take advantage of the Django framework to integrate complex client-side interactions and real-time features into your web applications? Through a series of rapid application development projects, this hands-on book shows experienced Django developers how to include REST APIs, WebSockets, and client-side MVC frameworks such as Backbone.js into new or existing projects. Learn how to make the most of Django’s decoupled design by choosing the components you need to build the lightweight applications you want. Once you finish this book, you’ll know how to build single-page applications that respond to interactions in real time. If you’re familiar with Python and JavaScript, you’re good to go. Learn a lightweight approach for starting a new Django project Break reusable applications into smaller services that communicate with one another Create a static, rapid prototyping site as a scaffold for websites and applications Build a REST API with django-rest-framework Learn how to use Django with the Backbone.js MVC framework Create a single-page web application on top of your REST API Integrate real-time features with WebSockets and the Tornado networking library Use the book’s code-driven examples in your own projects

Lightweight Django

Author: Julia Elman
Publisher: Oreilly & Associates Incorporated
ISBN: 149194594X
Release Date: 2014-11-13
Genre: Computers

Provides instructions for incorporating Django framework into new or existing projects to develop complex real-time features.

Practical Django Projects

Author: James Bennett
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430219392
Release Date: 2009-07-31
Genre: Computers

Build a Django content management system, blog, and social networking site with James Bennett as he introduces version 1.1 of the popular Django framework. You'll work through the development of each project, implementing and running the applications while learning new features along the way. Web frameworks are playing a major role in the creation of today's most compelling web applications, because they automate many of the tedious tasks, allowing developers to instead focus on providing users with creative and powerful features. Python developers have been particularly fortunate in this area, having been able to take advantage of Django, a very popular open-source web framework whose stated goal is to "make it easier to build better web applications more quickly with less code." Practical Django Projects introduces this popular framework by way of a series of real–world projects. Readers follow along with the development of each project, implementing and running each application while learning new features along the way. This edition is updated for Django 1.1 and includes an all-new chapter covering practical development tools and techniques you'll be able to apply to your own development workflow.

Django Design Patterns and Best Practices

Author: Arun Ravindran
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781788834971
Release Date: 2018-05-31
Genre: Computers

Build maintainable websites with elegant Django design patterns and modern best practices Key Features Explore aspects of Django from Models and Views to testing and deployment Understand the nuances of web development such as browser attack and data design Walk through various asynchronous tools such as Celery and Channels Book Description Building secure and maintainable web applications requires comprehensive knowledge. The second edition of this book not only sheds light on Django, but also encapsulates years of experience in the form of design patterns and best practices. Rather than sticking to GoF design patterns, the book looks at higher-level patterns. Using the latest version of Django and Python, you’ll learn about Channels and asyncio while building a solid conceptual background. The book compares design choices to help you make everyday decisions faster in a rapidly changing environment. You’ll first learn about various architectural patterns, many of which are used to build Django. You’ll start with building a fun superhero project by gathering the requirements, creating mockups, and setting up the project. Through project-guided examples, you’ll explore the Model, View, templates, workflows, and code reusability techniques. In addition to this, you’ll learn practical Python coding techniques in Django that’ll enable you to tackle problems related to complex topics such as legacy coding, data modeling, and code reusability. You’ll discover API design principles and best practices, and understand the need for asynchronous workflows. During this journey, you’ll study popular Python code testing techniques in Django, various web security threats and their countermeasures, and the monitoring and performance of your application. What you will learn Make use of common design patterns to help you write better code Implement best practices and idioms in this rapidly evolving framework Deal with legacy code and debugging Use asynchronous tools such as Celery, Channels, and asyncio Use patterns while designing API interfaces with the Django REST Framework Reduce the maintenance burden with well-tested, cleaner code Host, deploy, and secure your Django projects Who this book is for This book is for you whether you’re new to Django or just want to learn its best practices. You do not have to be an expert in Django or Python. No prior knowledge of patterns is expected for reading this book but it would be helpful.

Hands On Django

Author: Brandon Lorenz
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
ISBN: 144936781X
Release Date: 2015-05-25
Genre: Computers

Ready to jump into web application development? This practical guide shows you how to build high-performing, elegant applications quickly—with less code—using the Django open source framework. If you know the basics of Python, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, you’ll work through a series of projects hands-on, from simple websites to more complex applications, including deployment to a server. Companies around the world, such as Instagram and Pinterest, use Django for powerful web applications that they can quickly modify through rapid development, pluggable components, and clean, pragmatic design. This book covers class-based views, basic and advanced forms, application modularity, API architecture, user authentication and authorization, best development practices, and code version control.

Django Unleashed

Author: Andrew Pinkham
Publisher: Sams Publishing
ISBN: 9780133812398
Release Date: 2015-11-23
Genre: Computers

Django is an amazingly powerful system for creating modern, dynamic websites. But programming Django hasn’t always been easy—until now. Django Unleashed is your step-by-step, beginner-friendly guide to leveraging Django’s core capabilities and its powerful contributed library. You’ll learn in the most effective way possible: hands on, by building a fully functional Django website from scratch. You’ll even deploy the website to the cloud. As you build your website, expert Django consultant and trainer Andrew Pinkham reveals how websites operate; how Django makes building websites easy; how to write Python code that leverages its immense capabilities; and how to build solutions that are robust, reliable, and secure. You’ll start simply and learn to solve increasingly challenging problems: mastering new features and understanding how Django’s architecture shapes their behavior, and gaining essential knowledge for working with any web framework, not just Django.

Getting Started with p5 js

Author: Lauren McCarthy
Publisher: Maker Media, Inc.
ISBN: 9781457186738
Release Date: 2015-10-12
Genre: Computers

With p5.js, you can think of your entire Web browser as your canvas for sketching with code! Learn programming the fun way--by sketching with interactive computer graphics! Getting Started with p5.js contains techniques that can be applied to creating games, animations, and interfaces. p5.js is a new interpretation of Processing written in JavaScript that makes it easy to interact with HTML5 objects, including text, input, video, webcam, and sound. Like its older sibling Processing, p5.js makes coding accessible for artists, designers, educators, and beginners. Written by the lead p5.js developer and the founders of Processing, this book provides an introduction to the creative possibilities of today's Web, using JavaScript and HTML. With Getting Started with p5.js, you'll: Quickly learn programming basics, from variables to objects Understand the fundamentals of computer graphics Create interactive graphics with easy-to-follow projects Learn to apply data visualization techniques Capture and manipulate webcam audio and video feeds in the browser

Web Development with Django Cookbook

Author: Aidas Bendoraitis
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781783286904
Release Date: 2014-10-16
Genre: Computers

If you have created websites with Django, but you want to sharpen your knowledge and learn some good approaches for how to treat different aspects of web development, you should definitely read this book. It is intended for intermediate and professional Django users who need to build projects which must be multilingual, functional on devices of different screen sizes, and which scale over time.

Developing Backbone js Applications

Author: Addy Osmani
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449328566
Release Date: 2013-05-10
Genre: Computers

If you want to build your site’s frontend with the single-page application (SPA) model, this hands-on book shows you how to get the job done with Backbone.js. You’ll learn how to create structured JavaScript applications, using Backbone’s own flavor of model-view-controller (MVC) architecture. Start with the basics of MVC, SPA, and Backbone, then get your hands dirty building sample applications—a simple Todo list app, a RESTful book library app, and a modular app with Backbone and RequireJS. Author Addy Osmani, an engineer for Google’s Chrome team, also demonstrates advanced uses of the framework. Learn how Backbone.js brings MVC benefits to the client-side Write code that can be easily read, structured, and extended Work with the Backbone.Marionette and Thorax extension frameworks Solve common problems you’ll encounter when using Backbone.js Organize your code into modules with AMD and RequireJS Paginate data for your Collections with the Backbone.Paginator plugin Bootstrap a new Backbone.js application with boilerplate code Use Backbone with jQuery Mobile and resolve routing problems between the two Unit-test your Backbone apps with Jasmine, QUnit, and SinonJS

Beautiful Data

Author: Toby Segaran
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449379292
Release Date: 2009-07-14
Genre: Computers

In this insightful book, you'll learn from the best data practitioners in the field just how wide-ranging -- and beautiful -- working with data can be. Join 39 contributors as they explain how they developed simple and elegant solutions on projects ranging from the Mars lander to a Radiohead video. With Beautiful Data, you will: Explore the opportunities and challenges involved in working with the vast number of datasets made available by the Web Learn how to visualize trends in urban crime, using maps and data mashups Discover the challenges of designing a data processing system that works within the constraints of space travel Learn how crowdsourcing and transparency have combined to advance the state of drug research Understand how new data can automatically trigger alerts when it matches or overlaps pre-existing data Learn about the massive infrastructure required to create, capture, and process DNA data That's only small sample of what you'll find in Beautiful Data. For anyone who handles data, this is a truly fascinating book. Contributors include: Nathan Yau Jonathan Follett and Matt Holm J.M. Hughes Raghu Ramakrishnan, Brian Cooper, and Utkarsh Srivastava Jeff Hammerbacher Jason Dykes and Jo Wood Jeff Jonas and Lisa Sokol Jud Valeski Alon Halevy and Jayant Madhavan Aaron Koblin with Valdean Klump Michal Migurski Jeff Heer Coco Krumme Peter Norvig Matt Wood and Ben Blackburne Jean-Claude Bradley, Rajarshi Guha, Andrew Lang, Pierre Lindenbaum, Cameron Neylon, Antony Williams, and Egon Willighagen Lukas Biewald and Brendan O'Connor Hadley Wickham, Deborah Swayne, and David Poole Andrew Gelman, Jonathan P. Kastellec, and Yair Ghitza Toby Segaran

Realtime Web Apps

Author: Jason Lengstorf
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781430246213
Release Date: 2013-06-25
Genre: Computers

Realtime Web Apps: With HTML5 WebSocket, PHP, and jQuery is a guide for beginner- to intermediate-level web developers looking to take the next leap forward in website and app development: realtime. With Realtime Web Apps, you’ll be able to quickly get up to speed on what HTML5 WebSocket does, how it is going to affect the future of the web as we know it, and—thanks to Pusher’s simple API—start developing your first realtime app today. Using a practical approach rather than focusing on dry theory, Realtime Web Apps will guide you through building your first app using HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, and Pusher. After your initial introduction to the technologies used in the book, you’ll immediately jump into the process of creating a realtime Q&A app that will work on desktop browsers as well as mobile phones (including iOS and Android). In addition to learning realtime development strategies, you’ll also learn progressive development strategies including responsive CSS3 layouts, AJAX development with jQuery, and more. The future of the web is realtime. Grab your hoverboard. Introduces you to the revolutionary capabilities of the HTML5 WebSocket API Gets you started with WebSocket immediately using the super-simple Pusher API Walks you through the development of a real-life realtime web app Gets you working with responsive layouts, jQuery, and AJAX development

JavaScript The Good Parts

Author: Douglas Crockford
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9780596554873
Release Date: 2008-05-08
Genre: Computers

Most programming languages contain good and bad parts, but JavaScript has more than its share of the bad, having been developed and released in a hurry before it could be refined. This authoritative book scrapes away these bad features to reveal a subset of JavaScript that's more reliable, readable, and maintainable than the language as a whole—a subset you can use to create truly extensible and efficient code. Considered the JavaScript expert by many people in the development community, author Douglas Crockford identifies the abundance of good ideas that make JavaScript an outstanding object-oriented programming language-ideas such as functions, loose typing, dynamic objects, and an expressive object literal notation. Unfortunately, these good ideas are mixed in with bad and downright awful ideas, like a programming model based on global variables. When Java applets failed, JavaScript became the language of the Web by default, making its popularity almost completely independent of its qualities as a programming language. In JavaScript: The Good Parts, Crockford finally digs through the steaming pile of good intentions and blunders to give you a detailed look at all the genuinely elegant parts of JavaScript, including: Syntax Objects Functions Inheritance Arrays Regular expressions Methods Style Beautiful features The real beauty? As you move ahead with the subset of JavaScript that this book presents, you'll also sidestep the need to unlearn all the bad parts. Of course, if you want to find out more about the bad parts and how to use them badly, simply consult any other JavaScript book. With JavaScript: The Good Parts, you'll discover a beautiful, elegant, lightweight and highly expressive language that lets you create effective code, whether you're managing object libraries or just trying to get Ajax to run fast. If you develop sites or applications for the Web, this book is an absolute must.

Professional Heroku Programming

Author: Chris Kemp
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118509036
Release Date: 2013-01-22
Genre: Computers

A complete guide to building and deploying web apps with Heroku A cloud application platform, Heroku is currently the only approved platform for creating apps within Facebook, and its number of users is growing at rapid pace. However, there are very few books on the market that offer professional-level coverage of this platform, until now. The author duo begins with an introduction to the Heroku platform and its associated core concepts and then goes on to explain how writing for this platform differs from that of traditional development systems. Example applications, additional resources, and advice for your next steps round out this resource, making it a thorough, indispensable guide. Features information not found anywhere else, as both authors work for Heroku Explains the inner workings of Heroku with special emphasis placed on building web and mobile applications Introduces GIT-based development workflow and the process model within the Heroku platform Details coding, building, deploying, and scaling effectively using the Heroku tool base Providing you with fully functional code and downloadable code examples, Professional Heroku Programming is your complete guide to mastering this platform.

Professional NoSQL

Author: Shashank Tiwari
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118167809
Release Date: 2011-08-31
Genre: Computers

A hands-on guide to leveraging NoSQL databases NoSQL databases are an efficient and powerful tool for storing and manipulating vast quantities of data. Most NoSQL databases scale well as data grows. In addition, they are often malleable and flexible enough to accommodate semi-structured and sparse data sets. This comprehensive hands-on guide presents fundamental concepts and practical solutions for getting you ready to use NoSQL databases. Expert author Shashank Tiwari begins with a helpful introduction on the subject of NoSQL, explains its characteristics and typical uses, and looks at where it fits in the application stack. Unique insights help you choose which NoSQL solutions are best for solving your specific data storage needs. Professional NoSQL: Demystifies the concepts that relate to NoSQL databases, including column-family oriented stores, key/value databases, and document databases. Delves into installing and configuring a number of NoSQL products and the Hadoop family of products. Explains ways of storing, accessing, and querying data in NoSQL databases through examples that use MongoDB, HBase, Cassandra, Redis, CouchDB, Google App Engine Datastore and more. Looks at architecture and internals. Provides guidelines for optimal usage, performance tuning, and scalable configurations. Presents a number of tools and utilities relating to NoSQL, distributed platforms, and scalable processing, including Hive, Pig, RRDtool, Nagios, and more.