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Learning Django Web Development by Ratan Kumar, Sanjeev Jaiswal

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Chapter 10. Extending Django

It's been a long journey so far, and we've dealt with lots of code and basic concepts related to Django's functionalities. In this chapter, we will discuss Django a little more, but we will discuss, in brief, different parameters, such as custom tags, filters, sub-frameworks, message system, and so on. The following are the topics that we will deal with in this chapter:

  • Custom template tags and filters
  • Class-based generic views
  • Contributed sub-frameworks
  • A message system
  • The subscription system
  • User scores

Custom template tags and filters

The Django template system comes with many template tags and filters that make writing templates an easy and flexible job. Sometimes, however, you may wish to extend the template system with ...

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