Creating Enriching Web Applications with Django and Backbone.js
Thursday, November 6, 2014
Presented by: Mark Lavin
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
Django and Backbone are two of the most popular frameworks for web backends and frontends respectively and this webcast will talk about how to use them together effectively. During the session we'll build a simple REST API with Django and connect it to a single page application built with Backbone. This will examine the separation of client and server responsibilities. We'll dive into the differences between client-side and server-side routing and other stumbling blocks that developers encounter when trying to build rich client applications.
About Mark Lavin
Mark is a lead Python/Django developer at Caktus Consulting Group in Carrboro, NC. He also runs a small homebrewing website written in Django called brewedbyus.com. He came to Python web development after a few years pricing derivatives on Wall Street. Mark maintains anumber of open source projects primarily related to Django development and frequently contributes back to projects used by Caktus. When he isn't programming, Mark enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, brewing beer, and running. Twitter: @DrOhYes
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