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The Definitive Guide to Jython: Python for the Java™ Platform by Frank Wierzbicki, Leo Soto, Victor Ng, Jim Baker, Josh Juneau

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Chapter 14. Web Applications With Django

Django is a modern Python web framework that redefined web development in the Python world. A full-stack approach, pragmatic design, and superb documentation are some of the reasons for its success.

If fast web development using the Python language sounds good to you, then fast web development using the Python language while being integrated with the whole Java world (which has a strong presence on the enterprise web space) sounds even better. Running Django on Jython allows you to do just that.

And for the Java world, having Django as an option to quickly build web applications while still having the chance to use the existing Java APIs and technologies is very attractive.

In this chapter we will start with ...

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