Flask: Building Python Web Services

by Gareth Dwyer, Shalabh Aggarwal & Jack Stouffer
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Publisher: Packt Publishing

Publication Date: March 31, 2017

ISBN: 9781787285446

Binding: Kobo eBook

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Unleash the full potential of the Flask web framework by creating small to large and powerful web applications

About This Book

  • Create your own world-class applications and master the art of Flask by unravelling its enigma through this journey
  • Packed with recipes containing lots of sample applications to help you understand the intricacies of Flask web programming
  • Work with scalable Flask application structures to create complex web apps

Who This Book Is For

This learning path is ideal developers who know the basics of Python and want to learn how to use the Flask framework to build powerful web solutions in Python.

What You Will Learn

  • Build three web applications from the ground up using the powerful Python micro framework, Flask.
  • Extend your applications to build advanced functionality, such as a user account control system using Flask-Login
  • Learn about web application security and defend against common attacks, such as SQL injection and XSS
  • Integrate with technologies like Redis, Sentry, MongoDB and so on
  • Build applications with integrations to most of the login mechanisms available
  • Don't just stop at development. Learn about deployment and post-deployment
  • Use SQLAlchemy to programmatically query a database
  • Develop a custom Flask extension

In Detail

Are you a fan of Python? Want to use it to create powerful web applications? Then Flask is the perfect choice for you. This course will take you through the intricacies of the Flask Microframework, covering all it's components and elements and how to integrate it with useful third party libraries. Dive deep into what Flask has to offer and then you will create multiple Python apps from scratch on your own.

The first module will introduce you to web development using Flask to building fully ...