Python Flask for Beginners
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Python Flask for Beginners

Learn Web Development with Flask

About the Book

Build incredible web applications quickly and efficiently using Flask, the best Python micro-framework.

This book is for developers interested in developing projects with Flask, it's good to have basic Python and programming knowledge before starting with Flask.

Build all kind of applications from web oriented projects to REST APIs.

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Is Python flask easy to learn ?

Yes, Flask is very easy to get started with as a beginner because there is little boilerplate code for getting a simple app up and running, so in this way you can learn with examples.

Flask is a great Python framework for web development. It's beautiful, elegant, light-weight and easy to learn. It also has a lot of community support in case you need extra help and create. There are also a lot of code examples, you can find to do almost anything related to web development in Flask.

Why is Flask so popular?

Flask is one of the most scalable python frameworks in 2021. In a fast-paced environment, it is always preferable to start small and then go big while building a web application. That's where a framework like Flask can come to rescue. Flask is highly scalable. It can process a high number of requests each day, as it gets popular.

How much time does it take to learn flask?

Learning Flask will take 1 – 1.5 weeks.

Is Python Flask good for web development?

The language of Python is extremely powerful and very advanced for web design and development. Developers with this skill are in great demand, but it is difficult to find a high-quality web development company that uses Python for web development.

Can I learn Flask without python?

It would only take a small project to become familiar with it. If you have no web development experience or have never worked with server side technologies, then flask can be a bit of a steeper learning curve and it could take a few weeks to really feel comfortable using it.

How do you master Flask?

Use various Flask extensions such as Blueprints, Bootstrap, WTForms, Bcrypt etc. Add a PostgreSQL database to your Python Web Applications and use SQLAlchemy ORM to Query Data. Deploy your application to Heroku. Master GitHub Basics.

What is Python flask good for?

Flask is based on Werkzeug a WSGI utility library and Jinja2 which is its template engine. You can use this web application framework to compile modules and libraries which will also help the developer to write web applications without writing low-level code like thread management and protocols.

About the Author

Alejandro Garcia
A.J. García

I started my coding career back in 2003. Lately I've been involved a lot in Javascript for frontend and the backend.

I would love passing along to you some of the experiences and challenges I've faced over the years.

Table of Contents

  • Other Books by Alejandro
    • Recommended Resources
  • Introduction
    • Who is this book for ?
    • What this book covers ?
  • Chapter 1: Environment
    • Use virtualenv to manage your environment
    • Version control
    • Debugging
    • Summary
  • Chapter 2: Organizing your project
    • Definitions
    • Organization patterns
    • Summary
  • Chapter 3: Configuration
    • The simple case
    • Instance folder
    • Summary
  • Chapter 4: Advanced patterns for views and routing
    • View decorators
    • URL Converters
    • Summary
  • Chapter 5: Blueprints
    • What is a blueprint?
    • Why would you use blueprints?
    • Where do you put them?
    • How do you use them?
    • Refactoring small apps to use blueprints
    • Summary
  • Chapter 6: Templates
    • A quick primer on Jinja
    • How to organize templates
    • Inheritance
    • Creating macros
    • Custom filters
    • Summary
  • Chapter 7: Static files
    • Organizing your static files
    • Manage static assets with Flask-Assets
    • Summary
  • Chapter 8: Storing data
    • SQLAlchemy
    • Summary
  • Chapter 9: Handling forms
    • Flask-WTF
    • Summary
  • Chapter 10: Patterns for handling users
    • Email confirmation
    • Storing passwords
    • Authentication
    • Forgot your password
    • Summary
  • Chater 11: Deployment
    • The Host
    • The stack
    • Summary
  • Keep developing applications with Flask
  • About the Author
  • Notes

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