Learning Flask

Video description

Get started with Flask, a powerful web framework for Python that's easy to learn and use

About This Video

  • Work on everything you need to know about Flask - models, views, controllers, web templates, forms, validation, and interaction with an API

  • Build, organize, and deploy a location-based Flask app that retrieves and shows interesting places around the user's location

  • Create a reusable workflow that you can use to jumpstart your next Flask app

  • In Detail

    With a growing skills gap, the need for talented developers is greater than ever before. A basic grounding in building apps with a framework as minimalistic, powerful, and easy-to-learn as Flask will be a useful skill to launch you on a career as an entrepreneur or web developer. Flask is a Python micro-framework that makes web application development as easy as saying it.

    This course will give you a basic grounding in the fundamental concepts of web development, as well as the hands-on experience you require to successfully build web apps with Flask.

    We'll start by turning your computer into a modern development machine. Next, we'll move beyond static websites and develop a powerful database-backed dynamic Flask app. We won’t stop there, because we’ll also cover how to implement a full authentication system.

    Finally, we'll extend the app's functionality by learning how to integrate it with third-party APIs.

    When you finish this course, you will be fully equipped to build your very own custom web apps.

    This course uses Flask 0.10, while not the latest version available, it provides relevant and informative content for legacy users of Flask.

    Product information

    • Title: Learning Flask
    • Author(s):
    • Release date: July 2015
    • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
    • ISBN: 9781783554294