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Learn Web Development with Python

By : Fabrizio Romano, Gaston C. Hillar, Arun Ravindran
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Learn Web Development with Python

By: Fabrizio Romano, Gaston C. Hillar, Arun Ravindran

Overview of this book

If you want to develop complete Python web apps with Django, this Learning Path is for you. It will walk you through Python programming techniques and guide you in implementing them when creating 4 professional Django projects, teaching you how to solve common problems and develop RESTful web services with Django and Python. You will learn how to build a blog application, a social image bookmarking website, an online shop, and an e-learning platform. Learn Web Development with Python will get you started with Python programming techniques, show you how to enhance your applications with AJAX, create RESTful APIs, and set up a production environment for your Django projects. Last but not least, you’ll learn the best practices for creating real-world applications. By the end of this Learning Path, you will have a full understanding of how Django works and how to use it to build web applications from scratch. This Learning Path includes content from the following Packt products: • Learn Python Programming by Fabrizio Romano • Django RESTful Web Services by Gastón C. Hillar • Django Design Patterns and Best Practices by Arun Ravindran
Table of Contents (33 chapters)
Title Page
About Packt

Configuring pagination classes

The Django REST framework provides many options to enable pagination. First, we will set up one of the customizable pagination styles included in the Django REST framework to include a maximum of four resources in each individual page of data.

Our RESTful Web Service uses the generic views that work with mixin classes. These classes are prepared to build paginated responses based on specific settings in the Django REST framework configuration. Hence, our RESTful Web Service will automatically take into account the pagination settings we configured, without requiring additional changes in the code.

Open the restful01/restful01/ file that declares module-level variables that define the configuration of Django for the restful01 project. We will make some changes to this Django settings file. The code file for the sample is included in the hillar_django_restful_07_01 folder, in the restful01/restful01/ file. Add the following lines that declare...