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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)

Accessing the course contents

We need a view for displaying the courses the students are enrolled in, and a view for accessing the actual course contents. Edit the file of the students application and add the following code to it:

from django.views.generic.list import ListView
from courses.models import Course

class StudentCourseListView(LoginRequiredMixin, ListView):
model = Course
template_name = 'students/course/list.html'

def get_queryset(self):
qs = super(StudentCourseListView, self).get_queryset()
return qs.filter(students__in=[self.request.user])

This is the view for students to list the courses they are enrolled in. It inherits from LoginRequiredMixin to make sure that only logged in users can access the view. It also inherits from the generic ListView for displaying a list of Course objects. We override the get_queryset() method...