Walk through the basics of Tornado, the high-performance web server known for its speed, simplicity, and scalability on projects large and small. With this hands-on guide, you’ll learn how to use Tornado’s acclaimed features by working with several example applications. You also get best practices for using Tornado in the real world.Learn how to use Tornado’s lightweight and flexible templating language
Extend templates to repurpose headers, footers, layout grids, and other content
Use persistent storage like MongoDB to store, serve, and edit dynamic content
Explore Tornado’s ability to make asynchronous web requests
Secure your application against cookie and request vulnerabilities
Authenticate with external services, using Tornado’s auth module
Adopt deployment strategies that help harden your application and increase request throughput
Are you interested in creating a scalable social application, real-time analytics engine, or RESTful API—all with the power and simplicity of Python? This book shows you why Tornado is fantastic choice for writing powerful applications that are simple to create, extend, and deploy.
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Pub Date: 3/28/2012