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Kunal RelanBuilding REST APIs with Flaskhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5022-8_3

3. CRUD Application with Flask (Part 1)

Kunal Relan
New Delhi, Delhi, India
In the last chapter, we discussed about databases and implemented NoSQL- and SQL-based examples. In this chapter we’ll be creating a RESTful Flask application from scratch. Here we’ll maintain a database of Author objects alongside the books they have written. This application will have a user authentication mechanism to only allow logged-in users to execute certain functions. We’ll now create the following API endpoints for our REST applications:
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    GET /authors: This gets list of authors alongside their books.
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    GET /authors/<id>: This gets author with the specified ...

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