Flask Web Development

Developing Web Applications with Python

Author: Miguel Grinberg

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491991690

Category: Computers

Page: 316

View: 8184

Take full creative control of your web applications with Flask, the Python-based microframework. With the second edition of this hands-on book, you’ll learn the framework from the ground up by developing, step-by-step, a real-world project created by author Miguel Grinberg. This refreshed edition accounts for important technology changes that have occurred in the past three years. You’ll learn the framework’s core functionality, as well as how to extend applications with advanced web techniques such as database migration and web service communication. The first part of each chapter provides you with reference and background for the topic in question, while the second part guides you though a hands-on implementation of the topic. If you have Python experience, this book shows you how to take advantage of the creative freedom Flask provides.

DEVELOPING WEB APPLICATIONS

Author: Ralph Moseley,M.T. Savaliya

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9788126529605

Category:

Page: 444

View: 8783

Market_Desc: Both undergraduate and masters course students taking modules with titles such as Website Development and Internet Programming. Programmers migrating to the web and general readership interested in developing applications which spread over several technologies. Special Features: · Students will need little previous programming experience.· Includes HTML, CSS and Cookies/Session, JavaScript, DHTML, XML and XSL/T.· Also includes strong and timely coverage of new and important areas such as PHP5, MySQL and mobile technologies.· Focuses on open source and freely available software for use, including Apache server, PHP and MySQL.· Defines the surrounding context allowing students to see how the technologies fit together rather than existing as isolated units.· Strong pedagogical features including workshops and exercises, ultimately leading to the creation of a number of applications at the book s end, which depend upon the student s ingenuity to complete.· Encourages a creative rather than a formal approach to developing applications.· Includes topics such as Website Design Issues, Planning a Website Navigation.· A chapter introducing CGI and Perl Programming. About The Book: Developing Web Applications presents script writing and good programming practice but also allows students to see how the individual technologies fit together. It includes recent technical developments to provide a practical and modern introduction to building web applications.Assuming no prior programming experience, this concise, accessible book ensures that essential concepts on the client side are quickly grasped, and goes on to examine the server environment and available languages, including discussion of dynamic, modern scripting languages such as PHP. Network and security issues are also discussed. The aim of this book is to deliver exactly what is needed to start producing working applications as soon as possible -- and have fun along the way.Ideal for course use or self-study, this book includes practical suggestions for mini-projects which encourage the reader to explore his or her own imaginative solutions, as well as more theoretical end-of-chapter questions. It can also easily be used as a reference work as each section is self-contained, amplifying the key aspects of its particular topic. Most software covered is freely available in the public domain and no particular development environments are required. It is a direct, contemporary and extremely useful resource for anyone interested in learning how to program applications for the World Wide Web.

Instant Flask Web Development

Author: Ron DuPlain

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782169636

Category: Computers

Page: 78

View: 8511

Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. The book uses a bottom-up approach to help you build applications, and is full of step-by-step instructions and practical examples to help you improve your knowledge.Instant Flask Web Development is for developers who are new to web programming, or are familiar with web programming but new to Flask. This book gives you a head start if you have some beginner experience with Python and HTML, or are willing to learn.

Flask By Example

Author: Gareth Dwyer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785283480

Category: Computers

Page: 276

View: 701

Unleash the full potential of the Flask web framework by creating simple yet powerful web applications About This Book The most up-to-date book on Flask on the market Create your own world-class applications and master the art of Flask by unravelling its enigma through this journey This step-by-step tutorial is packed with examples on blending different technologies with Flask to get you up and running Who This Book Is For Have you looked at PHP and hated the clunky bloated syntax? Or looked at .Net and wished it was more open and flexible? Maybe you've tried your hand at GUI libraries in Python and found them hard to use? If your answer to any one of these questions is a yes, then this is just the book for you. It is also intended for people who know the basics of Python and want to learn how to use it to build powerful solutions with a web front-end. What You Will Learn Build three web applications from the ground up using the powerful Python micro framework, Flask. Dynamically display data to your viewers, based on their requests Store user and static data in SQL and NoSQL databases and use this data to power your web applications Create a good user experience by combining HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Harness the convenience of freely available APIs, including OpenWeatherMap, Open Exchange Rates, and bitly Extend your applications to build advanced functionality, such as a user account control system using Flask-Login Learn about web application security and defend against common attacks, such as SQL injection and XSS In Detail This book will take you on a journey from learning about web development using Flask to building fully functional web applications. In the first major project, we develop a dynamic Headlines application that displays the latest news headlines along with up-to-date currency and weather information. In project two, we build a Crime Map application that is backed by a MySQL database, allowing users to submit information on and the location of crimes in order to plot danger zones and other crime trends within an area. In the final project, we combine Flask with more modern technologies, such as Twitter's Bootstrap and the NoSQL database MongoDB, to create a Waiter Caller application that allows restaurant patrons to easily call a waiter to their table. This pragmatic tutorial will keep you engaged as you learn the crux of Flask by working on challenging real-world applications. Style and approach This book will provide you with rich, practical experience of Flask. Every technology, that is employed along with Flask is comprehensively introduced, while the book focusses on developing web applications. Pointers to educational material are always given if you want to gain in-depth knowledge of the various technologies used.

Building Web Applications with Flask

Author: Italo Maia

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784390542

Category: Computers

Page: 160

View: 1626

Flask is a powerful web framework that helps you build great projects using your favorite tools. Flask takes the flexible Python programming language and provides a simple template for web development. Once imported into Python, Flask can be used to save time building web applications. It goes against the flow with the microframework concept, leaving most of the architecture choices to the developer. Through its great API, extensions, and powerful patterns, Flask helps you create simple projects in minutes and complex ones as soon as possible. From the beginning, Building Web Applications with Flask shows you how to utilize Flask's concepts, extensions, and components to create engaging, full-featured web projects. You'll learn how to properly handle forms using WTForms, devise convenient templates with Jinja2 tags and macros, use NoSQL and SQL databases to store user data, test your projects with features and unit tests, create powerful authentication and user authorization, as well as administrative interfaces with ease, and more. As Flask does not enforce an architectural recipe, neither do we! This book makes no coding assumptions on how you should code, leaving you free to experiment.

Python Web Programming

Author: Steve Holden,David M. Beazley

Publisher: Sams Publishing

ISBN: 9780735710900

Category: Computers

Page: 691

View: 5864

A Python community leader teaches professionals how to integrate web applications with Python.

Flask: Building Python Web Services

Author: Gareth Dwyer,Shalabh Aggarwal,Jack Stouffer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787285448

Category: Computers

Page: 770

View: 6950

Unleash the full potential of the Flask web framework by creating small to large and powerful web applications About This Book Create your own world-class applications and master the art of Flask by unravelling its enigma through this journey Packed with recipes containing lots of sample applications to help you understand the intricacies of Flask web programming Work with scalable Flask application structures to create complex web apps Who This Book Is For This learning path is ideal developers who know the basics of Python and want to learn how to use the Flask framework to build powerful web solutions in Python. What You Will Learn Build three web applications from the ground up using the powerful Python micro framework, Flask. Extend your applications to build advanced functionality, such as a user account control system using Flask-Login Learn about web application security and defend against common attacks, such as SQL injection and XSS Integrate with technologies like Redis, Sentry, MongoDB and so on Build applications with integrations to most of the login mechanisms available Don't just stop at development. Learn about deployment and post-deployment Use SQLAlchemy to programmatically query a database Develop a custom Flask extension In Detail Are you a fan of Python? Want to use it to create powerful web applications? Then Flask is the perfect choice for you. This course will take you through the intricacies of the Flask Microframework, covering all it's components and elements and how to integrate it with useful third party libraries. Dive deep into what Flask has to offer and then you will create multiple Python apps from scratch on your own. The first module will introduce you to web development using Flask to building fully functional web applications. Hands-on and pragmatic, this tutorial goes right to the crux of Flask by showing you how to build challenging real-world applications. The second module introduces you to a number of recipes that will help you understand the power of Flask and its extensions. Start by seeing the different configurations that a Flask application can make use of. By the end of this module, you will have gained all the knowledge required to write Flask applications in the best possible way, and scale them with best practices. The final module will walk you through advanced Flask topics while providing practical examples of for all your lessons learned. The module closes with a discussion of the different platforms that are available to deploy a Flask app on, the pros and cons of each one, and how to deploy on each one. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Flask By-Example: Gareth Dwyer Flask Framework Cookbook: Shalabh Aggarwal Mastering Flask: Jack Stouffer Style and approach Filled with practical examples and recipes, this course is a great combination of example-driven learning complemented by exciting techniques to build powerful Python web applications with the Flask framework

Flask Framework Cookbook

Author: Shalabh Aggarwal

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783983418

Category: Computers

Page: 258

View: 817

If you are a web developer who wants to learn more about developing applications in Flask and scale them with industry-standard practices, this is the book for you. This book will also act as a handy tool if you are aware of Flask's major extensions and want to make the best use of them. It is assumed that you have knowledge of Python and a basic understanding of Flask. If you are completely new to Flask, reading the book from the first chapter and going forward will help in getting acquainted with Flask as you go ahead.

Python Web Development with Django

Author: Jeff Forcier,Paul Bissex,Wesley J Chun

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0132701812

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 7870

Using the simple, robust, Python-based Django framework, you can build powerful Web solutions with remarkably few lines of code. In Python Web Development with Django®, three experienced Django and Python developers cover all the techniques, tools, and concepts you need to make the most of Django 1.0, including all the major features of the new release. The authors teach Django through in-depth explanations, plus provide extensive sample code supported with images and line-by-line explanations. You’ll discover how Django leverages Python’s development speed and flexibility to help you solve a wide spectrum of Web development problems and learn Django best practices covered nowhere else. You’ll build your first Django application in just minutes and deepen your real-world skills through start-to-finish application projects including Simple Web log (blog) Online photo gallery Simple content management system Ajax-powered live blogger Online source code sharing/syntax highlighting tool How to run your Django applications on the Google App Engine This complete guide starts by introducing Python, Django, and Web development concepts, then dives into the Django framework, providing a deep understanding of its major components (models, views, templates), and how they come together to form complete Web applications. After a discussion of four independent working Django applications, coverage turns to advanced topics, such as caching, extending the template system, syndication, admin customization, and testing. Valuable reference appendices cover using the command-line, installing and configuring Django, development tools, exploring existing Django applications, the Google App Engine, and how to get more involved with the Django community. Introduction 1 Part I: Getting Started Chapter 1: Practical Python for Django 7 Chapter 2: Django for the Impatient: Building a Blog 57 Chapter 3: Starting Out 77 Part II: Django in Depth Chapter 4: Defining and Using Models 89 Chapter 5: URLs, HTTP Mechanisms, and Views 117 Chapter 6: Templates and Form Processing 135 Part III: Django Applications by Example Chapter 7: Photo Gallery 159 Chapter 8: Content Management System 181 Chapter 9: Liveblog 205 Chapter 10: Pastebin 221 Part IV: Advanced Django Techniques and Features Chapter 11: Advanced Django Programming 235 Chapter 12: Advanced Django Deployment 261 Part V: Appendices Appendix A: Command Line Basics 285 Appendix B: Installing and Running Django 295 Appendix C: Tools for Practical Django Development 313 Appendix D: Finding, Evaluating, and Using Django Applications 321 Appendix E: Django on the Google App Engine 325 Appendix F: Getting Involved in the Django Project 337 Index 339 Colophon 375

Flask Blueprints

Author: Joel Perras

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784397342

Category: Computers

Page: 198

View: 4410

Dive into the world of the Flask microframework to develop an array of web applications About This Book Structure, compose, and build powerful Flask HTML-based applications and JSON/XML-based APIs using advanced application design patterns Integrate third-party Flask extensions for tasks such as social authentication, sending emails, and interacting with databases and cache layers Build a series of Flask applications of increasing complexity Who This Book Is For If you are a Python web developer who has developed basic Flask applications and now wants to build a series of more complex web applications, then this is the book for you. What You Will Learn Use the virtualenv Python package to effectively isolate your development environments Convert a simple one-file Flask application into a more full-fledged multi-package application Integrate Flask-Login for simple user authentication, Flask-WTF for forms, and Flask-SQLAlchemy for database interactions Explore URL routing and dispatching in a blueprint structured application Create your own signals and consume them within your application Learn to leverage Werkzeug, the WSGI library that powers much of Flask Implement custom exceptions for handling non-20x response codes Write your own CLI tools for administrative and development tasks of your Flask application using Flask-Script/Click Build your Flask extensions to encapsulate reusable behaviors across your applications Integrate your application with open source JavaScript-based graphing libraries to create simple data visualizations In Detail Flask is a small but powerful web development framework for Python. Though Flask is termed a micro-framework, it is no way lacking in functionality; there are many extensions available to Flask which helps it to function at the same level as other large frameworks such as Django and Ruby on Rails. This book will demonstrate how to develop a series of web application projects with the Python web micro-framework, and leverage extensions and external Python libraries and APIs to extend the development of a variety of larger and more complex web applications. The book will start by explaining Python's Virtualenv library and how to create and switch between multiple virtual environments. You'll first build an SQL database-backed application, which will use Flask-WTF, Flask-SQLAlchemy, Jinja templates, and other methods. Next you'll move on to a timeline application, built using concepts including pytest-Flask, the Blinker package, data modelling for user timelines, exception handling, and creating and organizing CLI tools. Moving on, you'll discover how to implement a photo timeline application where you'll explore topics such as writing and running celery tasks, API error handling and testing, and Werkzeug middlewares. Finally, the book walks you through creating an application which fetches data from GitHub and stores it locally. You will also learn how to install and configure Flask-Click extension. Style and approach This book covers how to effectively use the Flask micro-framework to develop a series of web applications. Each chapter focusses on the development of an application increasing in complexity with easy steps to follow.

Mastering Flask

Author: Jack Stouffer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1784391921

Category: Computers

Page: 288

View: 6771

Gain expertise in Flask to create dynamic and powerful web applications About This Book Work with scalable Flask application structures to create complex web apps Discover the most powerful Flask extensions and learn how to create one Deploy your application to real-world platforms using this step-by-step guide Who This Book Is For If you are a Flask user who knows the basics of the library and how to create basic web pages with HTML and CSS, and you want to take your applications to the next level, this is the book for you. Harnessing the full power of Flask will allow you to create complex web applications with ease. What You Will Learn Set up a best practices Python environment Use SQLAlchemy to programmatically query a database Develop templates in Jinja Set up an MVC environment for Flask Discover NoSQL, when to use it, when not to, and how to use it Develop a custom Flask extension Use Celery to create asynchronous tasks In Detail Flask is a library that allows programmers to create web applications in Python. Flask is a micro-framework that boasts a low learning curve, a large community, and the power to create complex web apps. However, Flask is easy to learn but difficult to master. Starting from a simple Flask app, this book will walk through advanced topics while providing practical examples of the lessons learned. After building a simple Flask app, a proper app structure is demonstrated by transforming the app to use a Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture. With a scalable structure in hand, the next chapters use Flask extensions to provide extra functionality to the app, including user login and registration, NoSQL querying, a REST API, an admin interface, and more. Next, you'll discover how to use unit testing to take the guesswork away from making sure the code is performing as it should. The book closes with a discussion of the different platforms that are available to deploy a Flask app on, the pros and cons of each one, and how to deploy on each one. Style and approach With plenty of useful examples, this guide introduces new concepts and then shows you how those concepts can be used in a real-world environment. Most sections are based around a single example app that is developed throughout the book.

Building Web Applications with Python and Neo4j

Author: Sumit Gupta

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178398399X

Category: Computers

Page: 184

View: 7986

Py2neo is a simple and pragmatic Python library that provides access to the popular graph database Neo4j via its RESTful web service interface. This brings with it a heavily refactored core, a cleaner API, better performance, and some new idioms. You will begin with licensing and installing Neo4j, learning the fundamentals of Cypher as a graph query language, and exploring Cypher optimizations. You will discover how to integrate with various Python frameworks such as Flask and its extensions: Py2neo, Neomodel, and Django. Finally, the deployment aspects of your Python-based Neo4j applications in a production environment is also covered. By sequentially working through the steps in each chapter, you will quickly learn and master the various implementation details and integrations of Python and Neo4j, helping you to develop your use cases more quickly.

Learning Flask Framework

Author: Matt Copperwaite,Charles Leifer

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178398337X

Category: Computers

Page: 250

View: 8956

Build dynamic, data-driven websites and modern web applications with Flask About This Book Discover the most popular Flask resources on the web with ease Familiarize yourself with third-party libraries commonly used with Flask Create a fast, interactive, and secure web app with this hands-on guide Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone who wants to develop their knowledge of Python into something that can be used on the web. Flask follows the Python design principles and can be easily understood by anyone who knows Python, and even by those who do not. What You Will Learn Create your web pages to add modularity and flexibility to your web app using templates Store and retrieve relational data using SQLAlchemy Develop schema migrations with Alembic Produce an admin section using flask-admin Build RESTful APIs using Flask-Restless Simulate requests and sessions using the Flask test client Make Ajax requests from Jinja2 templates In Detail Flask is a small and powerful web development framework for Python. It does not presume or force a developer to use a particular tool or library. Flask supports extensions that can add application features as if they were implemented in Flask itself. Flask's main task is to build web applications quickly and with less code. With its lightweight and efficient web development framework, Flask combines rapid development and clean, simple design. This book will take you through the basics of learning how to apply your knowledge of Python to the web. Starting with the creation of a “Hello world” Flask app, you will be introduced to the most common Flask APIs and Flask's interactive debugger. You will learn how to store and retrieve blog posts from a relational database using an ORM and also to map URLs to views. Furthermore, you will walk through template blocks, inheritance, file uploads, and static assets. You will learn to authenticate users, build log in/log out functionality, and add an administrative dashboard for the blog. Moving on, you will discover how to make Ajax requests from the template and see how the Mock library can simplify testing complex interactions. Finally, you will learn to deploy Flask applications securely and in an automated, repeatable manner, and explore some of the most popular Flask resources on the web. Style and approach A comprehensive guide packed with real-world examples and popular use cases; starting with basic overviews and diving into the practical aspects of Flask Framework.

Building RESTful Python Web Services

Author: Gaston C. Hillar

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178646425X

Category: Computers

Page: 418

View: 4024

Create web services that are lightweight, maintainable, scalable, and secure using the best tools and techniques designed for Python About This Book Develop RESTful Web Services using the most popular frameworks in Python Configure and fine-tune your APIs using the best tools and techniques available This practical guide will help you to implement complete REST-based APIs from scratch Who This Book Is For This book is for web developers who have working knowledge of Python and would like to build amazing web services by taking advantage of the various frameworks of Python. You should have some knowledge of RESTful APIs. What You Will Learn Develop complex RESTful APIs from scratch with Python combined with and without data sources Choose the most appropriate (micro) framework based on the specific requirements of a RESTful API / web service Debug, test, and profile RESTful APIs with each of the frameworks Develop a complex RESTful API that interacts with a PostgreSQL database Add authentication and permissions to a RESTful API built in each of the frameworks Map URL patterns to request handlers and check how the API works Profile an existing API and refactor it to take advantage of asynchronous code In Detail Python is the language of choice for millions of developers worldwide, due to its gentle learning curve as well as its vast applications in day-to-day programming. It serves the purpose of building great web services in the RESTful architecture. This book will show you the best tools you can use to build your own web services. Learn how to develop RESTful APIs using the popular Python frameworks and all the necessary stacks with Python, Django, Flask, and Tornado, combined with related libraries and tools. We will dive deep into each of these frameworks to build various web services, and will provide use cases and best practices on when to use a particular framework to get the best results. We will show you everything required to successfully develop RESTful APIs with the four frameworks such as request handling, URL mapping, serialization, validation, authentication, authorization, versioning, ORMs, databases, custom code for models and views, and asynchronous callbacks. At the end of each framework, we will add authentication and security to the RESTful APIs and prepare tests for it. By the end of the book, you will have a deep understanding of the stacks needed to build RESTful web services. Style and approach The book takes a straightforward approach, not spending time getting you started with RESTful APIs and web services. It will give you the best use cases for each framework to build great web services in Python.

Python Programming Blueprints

Build nine projects by leveraging powerful frameworks such as Flask, Nameko, and Django

Author: Daniel Furtado,Marcus Pennington

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 178646490X

Category: Computers

Page: 456

View: 516

How to build useful, real-world applications in the Python programming language Key Features Deliver scalable and high-performing applications in Python. Delve into the great ecosystem of Python frameworks and libraries through projects that you will build with this book. This comprehensive guide will help you demonstrate the power of Python by building practical projects. Book Description Python is a very powerful, high-level, object-oriented programming language. It's known for its simplicity and huge community support. Python Programming Blueprints will help you build useful, real-world applications using Python. In this book, we will cover some of the most common tasks that Python developers face on a daily basis, including performance optimization and making web applications more secure. We will familiarize ourselves with the associated software stack and master asynchronous features in Python. We will build a weather application using command-line parsing. We will then move on to create a Spotify remote control where we'll use OAuth and the Spotify Web API. The next project will cover reactive extensions by teaching you how to cast votes on Twitter the Python way. We will also focus on web development by using the famous Django framework to create an online game store. We will then create a web-based messenger using the new Nameko microservice framework. We will cover topics like authenticating users and, storing messages in Redis. By the end of the book, you will have gained hands-on experience in coding with Python. What you will learn Learn object-oriented and functional programming concepts while developing projects The dos and don'ts of storing passwords in a database Develop a fully functional website using the popular Django framework Use the Beautiful Soup library to perform web scrapping Get started with cloud computing by building microservice and serverless applications in AWS Develop scalable and cohesive microservices using the Nameko framework Create service dependencies for Redis and PostgreSQL Who this book is for This book is for software developers who are familiar with Python and want to gain hands-on experience with web and software development projects. A basic knowledge of Python programming is required.

Test-Driven Development with Python

Obey the Testing Goat: Using Django, Selenium, and JavaScript

Author: Harry J.W. Percival

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491958650

Category: Computers

Page: 624

View: 1856

By taking you through the development of a real web application from beginning to end, the second edition of this hands-on guide demonstrates the practical advantages of test-driven development (TDD) with Python. You’ll learn how to write and run tests before building each part of your app, and then develop the minimum amount of code required to pass those tests. The result? Clean code that works. In the process, you’ll learn the basics of Django, Selenium, Git, jQuery, and Mock, along with current web development techniques. If you’re ready to take your Python skills to the next level, this book—updated for Python 3.6—clearly demonstrates how TDD encourages simple designs and inspires confidence. Dive into the TDD workflow, including the unit test/code cycle and refactoring Use unit tests for classes and functions, and functional tests for user interactions within the browser Learn when and how to use mock objects, and the pros and cons of isolated vs. integrated tests Test and automate your deployments with a staging server Apply tests to the third-party plugins you integrate into your site Run tests automatically by using a Continuous Integration environment Use TDD to build a REST API with a front-end Ajax interface

Essential SQLAlchemy

Mapping Python to Databases

Author: Jason Myers,Rick Copeland

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491916559

Category: Computers

Page: 208

View: 7644

Dive into SQLAlchemy, the popular, open-source code library that helps Python programmers work with relational databases such as Oracle, MySQL, PostgresSQL, and SQLite. Using real-world examples, this practical guide shows you how to build a simple database application with SQLAlchemy, and how to connect to multiple databases simultaneously with the same metadata. SQL is a powerful language for querying and manipulating data, but it’s tough to integrate it with your application. SQLAlchemy helps you map Python objects to database tables without substantially changing your existing Python code. If you’re an intermediate Python developer with knowledge of basic SQL syntax and relational theory, this book serves as both a learning tool and a handy reference. Essential SQLAlchemy includes several sections: SQLAlchemy Core: Provide database services to your applications in a Pythonic way with the SQL Expression Language SQLAlchemy ORM: Use the object relational mapper to bind database schema and operations to data objects in your application Alembic: Use this lightweight database migration tool to handle changes to the database as your application evolves Cookbook: Learn how to use SQLAlchemy with web frameworks like Flask and libraries like SQLAcodegen

Web Scraping with Python

Collecting More Data from the Modern Web

Author: Ryan Mitchell

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1491985526

Category: Computers

Page: 308

View: 7114

If programming is magic then web scraping is surely a form of wizardry. By writing a simple automated program, you can query web servers, request data, and parse it to extract the information you need. The expanded edition of this practical book not only introduces you web scraping, but also serves as a comprehensive guide to scraping almost every type of data from the modern web. Part I focuses on web scraping mechanics: using Python to request information from a web server, performing basic handling of the server’s response, and interacting with sites in an automated fashion. Part II explores a variety of more specific tools and applications to fit any web scraping scenario you’re likely to encounter. Parse complicated HTML pages Develop crawlers with the Scrapy framework Learn methods to store data you scrape Read and extract data from documents Clean and normalize badly formatted data Read and write natural languages Crawl through forms and logins Scrape JavaScript and crawl through APIs Use and write image-to-text software Avoid scraping traps and bot blockers Use scrapers to test your website

Beginning Django E-Commerce

Author: James McGaw

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 143022536X

Category: Computers

Page: 300

View: 8855

Beginning Django E-Commerce guides you through producing an e-commerce site using Django, the most popular Python web development framework. Topics covered include how to make a shopping cart, a checkout, and a payment processor; how to make the most of Ajax; and search engine optimization best practices. Throughout the book, you'll take each topic and apply it to build a single example site, and all the while you'll learn the theory behind what you're architecting. Build a fully functional e-commerce site. Learn to architect your site properly to survive in an increasingly competitive online landscape with good search engine optimization techniques. Become versed in the Django web framework and learn how you can put it to use to drastically reduce the amount of work you need to do to get a site up and running quickly.