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Python Requests Essentials by Bala Subrahmanyam Varanasi, Rakesh Vidya Chandra

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Installing Flask

Before initiating the programming process, you will need to install the required dependencies. Let's initiate the installation process by creating a virtual environment using virtual environment wrapper. It's one of the best practices to use a virtual environment while creating an application. The virtual environment wrapper is a tool which puts all the dependencies of the project in one place.

This practice will mitigate a lot of complications while dealing with different projects in your system. In our tutorial the installation and application development goes forward using Python version 2.7.

The following are the steps for setting up the environment:

  1. Install the virtual environment wrapper using pip. You may have to use sudo ...

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