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Create a stable, secure and production-grade RESTful API with Python, Django REST Framework, Google Cloud and Heroku

What you will learn

How to build a Backend REST API with Python and Django Rest Framework

How to setup a local development server for developing Django applications

How to implement advanced features such as uploading media files and background tasks into the Django API

How to deploy a Django application into a production environment using Google Cloud and Heroku

Hands on experience applying best practice principles to create a stable and secure RESTful API

How to use Postman for API Testing


Do you want to build a complete Python RESTful API that is not only secure and stable but also deployed to a production ready environment ready to serve thousands of users? If Yes! Then this is the course for you!


In this course, we’ll use the best in Python and Django Rest Framework to build a complete REST API from scratch to deployment called Taskly that you can consume with any frontend framework of your choice.


  • JWT and OAUTH-2 Based Authentication
  • Support for Filtering and Text Based Searching
  • Create, Read, Update, Delete Functionality
  • Protecting and Permissioning Routes
  • Defining Custom Permissions For Users
  • Uploading and Sharing Of Media Files
  • Background Jobs
  • Django Signals
  • PostgresSQL and SQLite Databases alongside Django ORM
  • Throttling and Pagination Support
  • Deploying Django REST API to a Production Environment (Heroku)
  • Use Google Cloud Storage as Media Storage Solution (CDN).
  • Use Postman for testing REST API.
  • Tons of Practical, Straightforward and Repeatable App-Building Patterns ​
  • And much more!​


Deep, Fine-Grained Learning – This course is jam-packed with information. I made the course that I most wanted to take and as a result, I didn’t skimp on the details. You’re going to cover more topics and material in greater depth than ever before.

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100% Real-World Practice – My goal is to get you writing code as much as possible. And not just any code–we’ll be working exclusively on practical tasks that are instrumental in building your own amazing real-world apps.

No-Nonsense, Spot-On Explanations – Every lesson is to-the-point. I break down what we’re making, how we’ll be doing it and what the final product will look like, all on top of helpful and illustrative descriptions to aid your understanding along the way.

I really enjoyed making this course and I think you’ll enjoy taking it just as much.

Looking forward to seeing you within the course!

Who this course is for:

  • Python and web developers looking to build impressive real-world, production-ready RESTful API’s using Python and Django Rest Framework!
  • Python developers looking for a challenge
  • Developers looking to delve into the world of backend development.




Getting Started

Overview Tools and Services
HTTP Request Methods
HTTP Status Codes
Django Rest Framework API Overview
Setup Python and Virtualenv (MacOSx and Unix)
Creating Django Project
Understanding Django Basics
Understanding Django ORM
Understanding Django Admin

Users App

Creating User App and Profile Model
Automating User Profile Creation
Creating User Model Serializer
Creating User ViewSet
Creating User App Router
Defining Router Urls
Setting up User Registration
Automating Username Generation
Defining Global and Local Permissions
Adding Browsable API Session Authentication
Adding Token Based Authentication
Testing Token Based Authentication
Implementing Password Change Functionality
User Serializer Custom Validation
Creating Profile Serializer, Viewset and Routes
Customizing Profile Viewset Functionality

House App

Creating House App
Creating House Model
Creating House Serializer
Creating House Viewset
Creating House App Router
Testing Implemented Functionality
Implementing House Membership Functionality
Implementing Join and Leave Action For House Viewset
Testing Join and Leave Action For House Viewset
Implementing Remove Member Functionality
Django Media Storage Solution

Task App

Creating Task App and Model
Creating TaskList and Attachment Model
Creating TaskList and Attachment Model
Creating TaskList Serializer
Creating TaskList Viewset
Creating TaskList Router
Creating Task and Attachment Serializers
Creating Task and Attachment Viewsets
Updating Task App Router
Addressing Issues
Implementing Custom Validation and Create Methods For TaskSerializer
Implementing Custom Validation For AttachmentSerializer
Implementing Signals
Implementing Task Update Endpoint TaskViewSet


Overview and Implementing Filtering Functionality
Implementing Search Functionality
Implementing Ordering Functionality
Implementing Google Cloud Storage
Implementing Background Jobs
Connecting Django Rest Application To PostgresSQL Database
Deploying Django Rest API Heroku | Part 1
Deploying Django Rest API Heroku | Part 2