Django 1.0 Template Development, published by Packt, is a book that focuses on the templates portions of Django. Django is a popular Python web framework. Django models are easy to build but I always found the templates rather hard to understand.

[Django 1.0 template development][1]

Chapter 1, 2 and 3 gives an overview of how Django views work together. If you’re a developer, you shouldn’t skip that. I found myself understanding the Django MVC architecture better. (I come from a CakePHP background.) The author (Scott Newman) also did a good job introducing custom filters in Chapter 7. It’s something I haven’t explored till I read the book. There is also a chapter dedicated to pagination, also a must read.

The book is 272 pages, not too long. If you’re looking to improve your understanding on templates, this could be a good companion. I should also stress that the book is well organized. You can skip through the chapters and go straight to what you need without missing out much.

You can download a sample chapter here [PDF], and if you like it, you can [find out how to get the book here][1].

[1]: http://www.packtpub.com/django-1.0-template-design-practical-guide/mid/28070 9wjcf3b?utm_source=i.justrealized.com&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_content=blog& utm_campaign=mdb_000052

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