Professional Python Frameworks
Web 2.0 Programming with Django and Turbogears
By Dana Moore, Raymond Budd, William Wright
Publisher: Wiley / Wrox
Final Release Date: January 2008
Pages: 420

As two of the leading MVC web frameworks for Python, Django andTurboGears allow you to develop and launch sites in a fraction ofthe time compared to traditional techniques and they providegreater stability, scalability, and management than alternatives.Packed with examples, this book will help you discover a newmethodology for designing, coding, testing, and deploying rich webapplications.

A team of expert authors shows you the power of MVC frameworksand the capabilities of the TurboGears and Django packages. TheDjango chapters show you how to automate production of common webdevelopment tasks, portal creation, and content management, so youcan focus on higher-level application issues and design. TheTurboGears chapters illustrate how to rapidly create modern, highlyinteractive Web 2.0 applications. For both frameworks, you'llcreate useful applications that exemplify common Web 2.0 designparadigms and their solutions. Ultimately, you'll leverage yourPython skills using Django and TurboGears and go from novice to RIAexpert.

What you will learn from this book

  • How you can use frameworks to save you time and frustration inthe development cycle
  • The elements, differences, and similarities of the TurboGearsand Django frameworks

  • Advanced capabilities of both frameworks and how they easilysolve issues common to web applications

  • Approaches to simplifying your client side JavaScript® withMochiKit, a Pythonic JavaScript library

  • How to pair TurboGears with Flash for even morepossibilities

Who this book is for

This book is for Python developers who want to learn rapid Web2.0 development techniques using frameworks and incorporating amodel-view-controller architecture.

Wrox Professional guides are planned and written byworking programmers to meet the real-world needs of programmers,developers, and IT professionals. Focused and relevant, theyaddress the issues technology professionals face every day. Theyprovide examples, practical solutions, and expert education in newtechnologies, all designed to help programmers do a better job.

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    Comments about oreilly Professional Python Frameworks:

    Por su facilidad de aprendizaje, la enorme cantidad de documentación disponible y la disponibilidad de herramientas Python fue la puerta de entrada de muchas personas al mundo de programación de las aplicaciones de escritorio.

    Este libro nos lleva al siguiente nivel, la programación de aplicaciones web 2.0 utilizando poderosas herramientas como Django, TurboGears y el SDK de Flash.

    A diferencia de muchos manuales de este tipo no es un simple libro de recetas. Comienza explicando las diferencias entre las aplicaciones de escritorio, las de la web 1.0 y la web 2.0, a continuación aprendemos la utilidad de usar un framework por el método inverso, el de desarrollar una aplicación no usando ninguno.

    Las partes segunda y tercera están destinadas a explicar en profundidad dos framework; TurboGears y Django. En ambos casos se hace a través de un ejemplo práctico, la programación de un blog.

    La última parte explora las tecnologías del lado del cliente, Javascript y el sdk de Flash.
    En resúmen es un libro para que programadores python sin conocimiento de diseño web y diseñadores sin conocimiento de programación aprendan lo que no saben

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