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Django 2 by Example

By : Antonio Melé
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Django 2 by Example

By: Antonio Melé

Overview of this book

If you want to learn the entire process of developing professional web applications with Django 2, then this book is for you. You will walk through the creation of four professional Django 2 projects, teaching you how to solve common problems and implement best practices. You will learn how to build a blog application, a social image bookmarking website, an online shop and an e-learning platform. The book will teach you how to enhance your applications with AJAX, create RESTful APIs and set up a production environment for your Django 2 projects. The book walks you through the creation of real-world applications, solving common problems, and implementing best practices. By the end of this book, you will have a deep understanding of Django 2 and how to build advanced web applications.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Building the course models

Our e-learning platform will offer courses on various subjects. Each course will be divided into a configurable number of modules, and each module will contain a configurable number of contents. There will be contents of various types: text, file, image, or video. The following example shows what the data structure of our course catalog will look like:

Subject 1
Course 1
Module 1
Content 1 (image)
Content 2 (text)
Module 2
Content 3 (text)
Content 4 (file)
Content 5 (video)

Let's build the course models. Edit the file of the courses application and add the following code to it:

from django.db import models
from django.contrib.auth.models import User

class Subject(models.Model):
title = models.CharField(max_length=200)
slug = models.SlugField(max_length=200, unique=True)

class Meta: