Note: Listed in reverse chronological order; this list is very far from being a complete list of Python web books; see also for a list of Zope books

Web Development with Django Cookbook - Second Edition

ISBN: 9781785886775, Packt Publishing, 384 pages (January 2016)

Summary: Over 90 practical recipes to help you create scalable websites using the Django 1.8 framework.

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Two Scoops of Django: Best Practices for Django 1.6

ISBN: 098146730X, Two Scoops Press, 446 pages (February 2014)

Summary: Introduces web programmers to the various tips, tricks, patterns, code snippets, and techniques for Django development that the authors have picked up over the years.

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Pro Django, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 1-430-25809-8, Apress, 300 pages (July 2013)

Summary: Examines in great detail the complex problems that Python and Django web application developers can face and how to solve them.

The Pylons Book: The Definitive Guide to Pylons

ISBN: 1590599349, Apress, 568 pages (December 16, 2008)

Online (GNU FDL) version at

Python Web Development with Django

ISBN: 0132356139, Addison-Wesley Professional, 408 pages (November 2008)

Summary: Using the simple, robust, Python-based Django framework, you can build powerful Web solutions with remarkably few lines of code. In Python Web Development with Django®, three experienced Django and Python developers cover all the techniques, tools, and concepts you need to make the most of Django 1.0, including all the major features of the new release.

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The Definitive Guide to Django: Web Development Done Right

ISBN: 1590597257, Apress, 447 pages (December 2007)

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CherryPy Essentials: Rapid Python Web Application Development

ISBN: 1904811841, Packt Publishing, 272 pages (March 2007)

Design, develop, test, and deploy your Python web applications easily: Walks through building a complete Python web application using CherryPy 3. Covers the CherryPy HTTP:Python interface, using CherryPy with other Python libraries, and design, security, testing, and deployment.

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Rapid Web Applications with TurboGears

ISBN: 0131583999, Prentice Hall, 504 pages (November 2006)

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This book will help experienced Web developers get productive with TurboGears—fast. You’ll quickly build your first TurboGears Web application—then extend it one step at a time, mastering the underlying libraries that make these enhancements possible. Next, the authors demonstrate TurboGears at work in a real-world application, by examining the code for “WhatWhat Status,” an open source project status tracking application. Finally, you’ll gain deep insight into the model, view, and controller technologies TurboGears is built upon: knowledge that will help you build far more robust and capable Python applications.

Python Web Programming

ISBN: 0735710902, New Riders, 691 pages (January 2002)

Aimed primarily at experienced programmers who have used other languages, it provides a concise introduction to the Python language, and then covers sockets, the Python database API, and the standard library. The book concludes by presenting a pure-Python web framework that can be used as the basis of the reader's own web applications.

Web Programming in Python: Techniques for Integrating Linux, Apache and MySQL

ISBN: 0130410659, Prentice Hall, 450 pages (October 2001)

Explains how to build production-quality web applications with Python and other open source technology. The opening chapters introduce the Python language, the Linux operating system, Apache web server and network configuration, CGI programming, and MySQL database essentials. The second half of the book describes template processing with the WriteProcessor, form processing with the WebForm module, and the Slither application development framework. (Book News, Inc.®, Portland, OR).

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