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How to combine JavaScript & Django in a smart way - DjangoCon Europe 2013

by Przemek Lewandowski

Published May 15, 2013 in Programming

Have you been using JavaScript more and more when building your web applications? Are you implementing REST API frequently? If so, you have probably realised that server-side generated content is no longer enough to provide cutting edge user experience.

I would like to show you how to avoid jQuery callback hell and how to gain more flexibility using MVC on the client side. I will introduce tools for managing modules in JavaScript and will teach you how to become more productive with CoffeeScript. I will share my experience of integrating Django and sophisticated JavaScript stack from two points of view: RESTful API and static files management. Let the trip begin!