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Kunal RelanBuilding REST APIs with Flaskhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5022-8_1

1. Beginning with Flask

Kunal Relan
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Flask is a BSD licensed, Python microframework based on Werkzeug and Jinja2. Being a microframework doesn’t make it any less functional; Flask is a very simple yet highly extensible framework. This gives developers the power to choose the configuration they want, thereby making writing applications or plugins easy. Flask was originally created by Pocoo, a team of open source developers in 2010, and it is now developed and maintained by The Pallets Project who power all the components behind Flask. Flask is supported by an active and helpful developer community including an active IRC ...

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