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Django 1.2 e-commerce by Jesse Legg

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Chapter 3. Handling Customers and Their Orders

Now that we have a basic e-commerce framework constructed in Django, we will begin enhancing it with additional functionality. The first obvious need is a method of tracking our customer's information, especially their orders, and providing them with access to information about their accounts. Django will once again help us with these features. Utilizing some popular third-party modules, the Django community will be playing a part as well. In short, this chapter will explain:

  • The Django authentication framework and User model
  • Use of third-party modules, django-registration, and django-profiles to simplify the account creation process
  • Creation of an ordering system, including a model to track customer ...

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