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Tracking User Actions

In the previous chapter, you built a JavaScript bookmarklet to share content from other websites on your platform. You also implemented asynchronous actions with JavaScript in your project and created an infinite scroll.

In this chapter, you will learn how to build a follow system and create a user activity stream. You will also discover how Django signals work and integrate Redis’s fast I/O storage into your project to store item views.

This chapter will cover the following points:

  • Building a follow system
  • Creating many-to-many relationships with an intermediary model
  • Creating an activity stream application
  • Adding generic relations to models
  • Optimizing QuerySets for related objects
  • Using signals for denormalizing counts ...

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