Django 3 Web Development Cookbook - 4th Edition

Actionable solutions to common problems in Python web development

Aidas Bendoraitis , Jake Kronika



Django is a web framework for perfectionists with deadlines, designed to help you build manageable medium and large web projects in a short time span. This fourth edition of the Django Web Development Cookbook is updated with Django 3's latest features to guide you effectively through the development process.

This Django book starts by helping you create a virtual environment and project structure for building Python web apps. You'll learn how to build models, views, forms, and templates for your web apps and then integrate JavaScript in your Django apps to add more features. As you advance, you'll create responsive multilingual websites, ready to be shared on social networks. The book will take you through uploading and processing images, rendering data in HTML5, PDF, and Excel, using and creating APIs, and navigating different data types in Django. You'll become well-versed in security best practices and caching techniques to enhance your website's security and speed. This edition not only helps you work with the PostgreSQL database but also the MySQL database. You'll also discover advanced recipes for using Django with Docker and Ansible in development, staging, and production environments.

By the end of this book, you will have become proficient in using Django's powerful features and will be equipped to create robust websites.


What will you learn from this book

  • Discover how to set the basic configurations to start any Django project
  • Understand full-stack web application development using Django
  • Build a database structure using reusable model mixins
  • Implement security, performance, and deployment features in your web apps
  • Import data from local sources and external web services and export it to your app
  • Secure web applications against malicious usage and find and fix common performance bottlenecks
Language English
ISBN-10 1838987428
ISBN-13 978-1838987428
No of pages 608
Book Publisher Packt Publishing
Published Date 23 Mar 2020

About Author

Author : Jake Kronika

  • Explore the latest version of Django, and learn effectively with the help of practical examples
  • Follow a task-based approach to develop professional web apps using Django and Python
  • Discover recipes to enhance the security and performance of your apps

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