About the Book
Django for Beginners is a project-based introduction to Django, the popular Python-based web framework. Suitable for total beginners who have never built a website before as well as professional programmers looking for a fast-paced guide to modern web development and Django fundamentals.
In the book you’ll learn how to:
- Build 5 websites from scratch, including a Blog and Newspaper
- Deploy online using security best practices
- Implement signup, login, logout, password change, and password reset
- Customize the look and feel of your sites
- Write tests and run them for all your code
- Add permissions and authorizations to make your app more secure
If you’re curious about Python-based web development, Django for Beginners is a best-practices guide to writing and deploying your own websites quickly.
"If you’re looking for a guide into the world of Django, then the three-step of Django for Beginners, Django for APIs, and Django for Professionals is ideal: get up and running, get into APIs, which are a cornerstone of modern app development, and then add the bits you need to your fledging app into production, from databases and static files, to user accounts and security. It’s a long road. Will’s books are an awesome companion."—CARLTON GIBSON, Django Fellow and Django REST Framework core contributor
"When readers interested in web development ask me what to read next after Python Crash Course, I refer them to Will's books: Django for Beginners, Django for APIs, and Django for Professionals. I highly recommend you check out his work."—ERIC MATTHES, author of Python Crash Course
"Will's books are a fantastic resource for web development with Django and Python. I highly recommended them.”—JEFF TRIPLETT, Python Software Foundation Director, DEFNA President, and REVSYS Partner
About the Author
William S. Vincent is the author of Django for Beginners, Django for APIs, and Django for Professionals. A Board Member of the Django Software Foundation, he was previously an early employee at Quizlet and taught computer science at Williams College. He writes regularly about Python and Django at LearnDjango.com.