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hpr2141 :: Make Web Python with Flask

Klaatu talks about Flask, a Python-based web microframework

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Hosted by Klaatu on 2016-10-17 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Python, Flask, web framework. 5.
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Duration: 00:36:33


Klaatu talks about the Python web framework, Flask. Think Ruby-on-Rails but for Python, or a lightweight Django.

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Comment #1 posted on 2016-10-17 18:15:52 by ShortFatBaldGuy

Great podcast

Klaatu - Thanks, your episodes are always solid, and this one gave me 10 new things to go explore. It may have helped that it lined up with something I'm currently playing with (some home automation and a tool for my wife's coworkers), so that made it that much better for me. Thx - Scott

Comment #2 posted on 2016-10-17 20:34:30 by Jonathan Kulp

No Thanks

Zero thanks for introducing yet another tool I'd like to learn but have no time! Maybe next vacation. :)

Comment #3 posted on 2016-10-17 23:38:01 by JONATHAN KULP

Seriously though...

Fantastic show, man. I'm very intrigued by this thing.

Comment #4 posted on 2016-10-18 21:56:53 by b-yeezi

Give bottle a try

Great episode. If you like Flask, you may want to also try out bottle for smaller projects, or if you just want to make a REST API. It has very similar calls, like app.route(), and it's default templating engine is pretty similar to Jinja2. You can use Jinja2 if you wish with bottle as well.

Comment #5 posted on 2016-10-20 20:17:38 by Klaatu


Glad the ep is appreciated! As I say in the show, the only reason I ended up using Flask was because it's what we had installed at the day job. Bottle, Web2Py, and Django are all other similar projects which I probably should have mentioned in the shownotes, so people can click on links and read up on each to see what they are interested in. Either way, it's pretty fun to mess around with, and a great way to stay immersed in Python, if that's what you already know (or are busy learning and/or perfecting).

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