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Hands on Python web application training with Turbo Gears 2!


Saturday, May 15, 2010 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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This hands-on training aims to bring students up to speed with TurboGears 2, its administration interface, and common deployment scenarios. Students will also get to customize auto generated forms and tables. Students can to bring a database of their own and build a TurboGears application on top of it.

Course Outline


  • Description of what SQLAlchemy and TurboGears2 aim to do for relational databases.
  • Outline of the tutorial.

Part I: A First TurboGears2 Application

  • Student Database descriptions
  • Copying/Loading databases
  • Install SQLAlchemy, SQLAutocode, and related tools
  • Run sqlautocode on the student database.
  • Set up TG2 and Quickstart a new Application. (20 mins)

Part II: The TurboGears2 Admin Interface

  • Integrate sqlautocode with the quickstarted TG app. (10 mins)
  • Fire up the admin, see how it works with the existing schema. (5 mins)
  • Modify the TG code to replace the default TG AdminConfig with A customizable one. (10 mins)
  • See where the class would like to customize their admin, following
  • Necessary parts of relevant websites:

Advanced Topics

  • BootAlchemy
  • Deployment
  • Multi-Database applications
  • Security Concerns

Target Audience

  • Python developers looking to do rapid application development with a modern Web framework.
  • Web developers working other languages and looking to do Python Web development.
  • Only a minimal knowledge of Python is required.


About the Instructor

Chris Perkins is an open source developer, mentor, entrepreneur, and consultant. Chris works closely with the TurboGears development team, combining best of breed technologies with his own intuition and sensitivity for developer and customer needs. Currently Chris is employed by the National Renewable Energy laboratory, where he enables scientists to access their data, and promotes Python when he can. He also works for various other firms as an independent consultant.

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When & Where

Radio Free Asia
2025 M Street
Washington, DC 20036

Saturday, May 15, 2010 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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The Zope/Python Users Group of DC is non-profit incorporated in the state of Maryland that aims to support the developer community of Python and its related technologies in DC and surrounding areas. We organize the monthly Python meetup in DC and the occasional bootcamp, training, sprint, and conference.

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