REST APIs with Django
REST APIs with Django
REST APIs with Django

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Completed on 2018-07-10

About the Book

The internet is powered by RESTful APIs. With the combination of the Django web framework and Django REST Framework, software developers can build robust web APIs in the Python programming language with a minimal amount of code.

If you already know basic Django you can transform your websites into APIs in a matter of minutes. In this book we'll go well beyond the basics and build three progressively more complex APIs. We will learn how to connect a backend API to any front-end (such as React). And dive into advanced topics like user authentication, permissions, documentation, and more.


* Introduction

* Chapter 1: Web APIs

* Chapter 2: Library website and API

* Chapter 3: Todo API

* Chapter 4: Todo React Front-end  

* Chapter 5: Blog API

* Chapter 6: Permissions

* Chapter 7: User Authentication

* Chapter 8: Viewsets and Routers

* Chapter 9: Schemas and Documentation

* Conclusion

About the Author

William S. Vincent
William S. Vincent

William S. Vincent is the author of Django for Beginners and REST APIs with Django. Previously an early employee at Quizlet, he has used Django at multiple early-stage startups in the Boston area and taught computer science at Williams College. He writes regularly about Python and JavaScript at

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