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Web Dev Roundup: Snakes on an App

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Web Dev Roundup: Snakes on an App

Welcome back to the Web Dev Roundup! This month, we take a look at how the DZone community is using Python to build front- and backend apps.

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Hello there and thanks for tuning in for this month's roundup! Last time, we discussed CRUD applications and what the DZone community is building with this approach to developing apps. In this month's post, we're taking a look at using Python as a web development language. We examine the benefits of using Python as the main language in your web application, some processes to follow to simple, Python-based apps, and a few resources to check out to learn more about this powerful language. 

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DZone Articles

  1. Python GUI Examples (Tkinter Tutorial) by Seco Max. In this tutorial, we will learn how to develop graphical user interfaces by writing some Python GUI examples using the Tkinter package.
  2. How to Submit a Web Form in Python by Mike Driscoll. A Python thought-leader, speaker, and author gives a quick tutorial on creating this handy and fundamental web applicaiton element using the Python language. 
  3. Fun With Python by Nicolae Sirbu. Are you web developer interested in building apps with Python? In this post, a fellow dev looks at the viability of Python as a web dev language.
  4. Java vs. Python: Coding Battle Royale by Ben Putano. Wondering which programming language to learn? We compare these two heavyweights with a view to helping answer that very question.
  5. Top 5 Courses to Learn Python in 2018 by Javin Paul. If you like the articles above and want ot learn more about Python or hone your skills with the language, then come check out a list of the best five courses to help start your journey and get you closer to being a Python pro!

DZone Publications 

  1. Refcard #193, Core Python: Creating Beautiful Code with an Interpreted, Dynamically Typed Language by Ivan Mushketyk, Naomi Ceder, Mike Driscoll. Python is an interpreted, dynamically typed language. Python uses indentation to create readable, even beautiful code. With Python’s vast array of built-in libraries, it can handle many jobs without the need for further libraries, allowing you to write useful code almost immediately. But Python's extensive network of external libraries makes it easy to add functionality based on your needs.
  2. DZone's Guide to Web Development: Frameworks and Responsive Design featuring articles by Adam Bard, Gabriele Tomassetti, Raymond Camden, Amir Rozenberg, Chris Lamb, Simon Wirtz, Tom Smith. We continue to see new technologies and frameworks emerge on a consistent basis and existing ones continue to adapt and improve. With this wide selection of tools, it is difficult to find the one that fits your needs for a particular task or project...until now. The 2017 Guide to Web Development will help you find the optimal tool for your web development needs, cover the best practices for building modern websites, and show you how you can secure your web app on major platforms.
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