Become a Python Web Developer
Learning Path ⋅ Skills: Web Development, Django, Flask, APIs
This learning path will provide you with the foundational skills you need to become a Python web developer. You’ll cover the most popular Python web development frameworks like Django and Flask, working with databases, as well as fundamental front-end coding skills like HTML.
Become a Python Web Developer
Learning Path ⋅ 14 Resources
Get Started With Django: Build a Portfolio App
Learn the basics of creating powerful web applications with Django, a Python web framework. You'll build a portfolio website to showcase your web development projects, complete with a fully functioning blog.
Django Migrations 101
With this course you’ll get comfortable with Django migrations and learn how to create database tables without writing any SQL, how to automatically modify your database after you changed your models, and how to revert changes made to your database.
Digging Deeper Into Django Migrations
In this step-by-step Python tutorial, you'll not only take a closer look at the new Django migrations system that is integrated into Django but also walk through the migration files themselves.
Make a Location-Based Web App With Django and GeoDjango
Learn how to use Django and GeoDjango to build a location-based web application from scratch. You’ll be building a simple nearby shops application that lists the shops closest to a user’s location.
Learn everything you need to know about HTTP redirects in Django. All the way from the low-level details of the HTTP protocol to the high-level way of dealing with them in Django.
Working With JSON Data in Python
Learn how to work with Python's built-in "json" module to serialize the data in your programs into JSON format. Then, you'll deserialize some JSON from an online API and convert it into Python objects.
Building HTTP APIs With Django REST Framework
This course will get you ready to build HTTP APIs with Django REST Framework. The Django REST framework (DRF) is a toolkit built on top of the Django web framework that reduces the amount of code you need to write to create REST interfaces.
Python REST APIs With Flask, Connexion, and SQLAlchemy
How to create a Python-powered RESTful API from scratch using Flask and the Connexion library. Also covers automated validation and documentation for your API endpoints using the Swagger / OpenAPI standard.
Python REST APIs With Flask, Connexion, and SQLAlchemy – Part 2
In Part 2 of this series, you'll learn how to persist the CRUD operations from the Python-powered REST API created in Part 1 to a database using SQLAlchemy and Marshmallow.
Python REST APIs With Flask, Connexion, and SQLAlchemy – Part 3
In Part 3 of this series, you'll learn how to add relationships to the database created in Part 2 and extend the API to support CRUD operations on those relationships using SQLAlchemy and Marshmallow.
Python REST APIs With Flask, Connexion, and SQLAlchemy – Part 4
Sending Emails With Python
Learn how to send emails using Python. Find out how to send plain-text and HTML messages, add files as attachments, and send personalized emails to multiple people. Later on you'll build a CSV-powered email sending script from scratch.
What You Need to Know to Manage Users in Django Admin
Learn what you need to know to manage users in Django admin. Out of the box, Django admin doesn't enforce special restrictions on the user admin. This can lead to dangerous scenarios that might compromise your system.
Django Admin Customization
Learn how to customize Django's admin with Python. You'll use AdminModel objects to add display columns, calculate values, link to referring objects, and search and filter results. You'll also use template overriding to gain full control over the admin's HTML.