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<h1>Chapter 7. Building a Project management application<a class="headerlink" href="#chapter-7-building-a-project-management-application" title="Permalink to this headline">¶</a></h1>
<p>(Topics introduced: File uploads, Integrating with Amazon S3, Complex RSS feeds-builds on chapter 4, Generating graphics using PIL. Sending Email with Django. Generating PDFs for pages. Exporting Data.)</p>
<p>(This and the next chapter would have larger amount of code than the previous chapters. These chapters would be a rehash of previous chapters, and would show how all these concepts work together.)</p>
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<dt>File uploads. (We allows users to upload files in this app.)</dt>
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The problem with large files.
Using S3, as a file store.
Restricting access to S3 files, using Django authentication.</dd>
<dt>Advanced RSS feeds.</dt>
<dd>Generating RSS feeds per project.
Password protecting RSS feeds.</dd>
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<dd>The reports for the project are available as PDF. This is done using HTML2PDF library.</dd>
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<dd>The data for a project is accessible in CSV format. Here we show exporting of a data on a per project, or a more granular level.</dd>
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