Python 3 Web Development Beginner’s Guide

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (May 12, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1849513740
  • ISBN-13: 978-1849513746

eBook Description:

Use Python to create, theme, and deploy unique web applications

  • Build your own Python web applications from scratch
  • Follow the examples to create a number of different Python-based web applications, including a task list, book database, and wiki application
  • Have the freedom to make your site your own without having to learn another framework
  • Part of Packt’s Beginner’s Guide Series: practical examples will make it easier for you to get going quickly

In Detail

Building your own Python web applications provides you with the opportunity to have great functionality, with no restrictions. However, creating web applications with Python is not straightforward. Coupled with learning a new skill of developing web applications, you would normally have to learn how to work with a framework as well.

Python 3 Web Development Beginner’s Guide shows you how to independently build your own web application that is easy to use, performs smoothly, and is themed to your taste – all without having to learn another web framework.

Web development can take time and is often fiddly to get right. This book will show you how to design and implement a complex program from start to finish. Each chapter looks at a different type of web application, meaning that you will learn about a wide variety of features and how to add them to your custom web application. You will also learn to implement jQuery into your web application to give it extra functionality. By using the right combination of a wide range of tools, you can have a fully functional, complex web application up and running in no time.

A practical guide to building and customizing your own Python web application, without the restriction of a pre-defined framework.

What you will learn from this book :

  • Incorporate jQuery into your application for enhanced functionality
  • Learn how to choose the tools that are most suitable for your needs
  • Theme your application
  • Secure your application by monitoring and controlling access
  • Learn about layers using a wiki application as an example
  • Implement a customer relations management application
  • Design a grid component in jQueryUI to enable the user to navigate and manipulate objects in an intuitive manner
  • Create user-configurable views to give your users greater power
  • Design your own framework that will make developing more of your own custom applications easy


Part of Packt’s Beginner’s Guide Series, this book follows a sample application, with lots of screenshots, to help you get to grips with the techniques as quickly as possible.

Who this book is written for

Moderately experienced Python programmers who want to learn how to create fairly complex, database-driven, cross browser compatible web apps that are maintainable and look good will find this book of most use. All key technologies except for Python 3 are explained in detail.

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