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
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.
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