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Flask Essential Training

via LinkedIn Learning


Learn the basics of Flask, a Python framework for building lightweight and dynamic web applications.


  • Web development with Flask
  • The pros and cons of Flask
  • Technologies to use
  • Demo project overview
  • Flask for Windows users
1. First Flask App
  • Install Flask and Pipenv
  • Create your first route in a Flask project
  • Flask's development environment
  • Page templates in Flask with Jinja
  • Passing data into Flask apps with forms
  • Passing form variables to other routes in Flask
  • Using GET and POST requests in Flask
2. Data Flow in Flask
  • Using redirect and url_for for error handling
  • Saving to a JSON file
  • Parsing a JSON file for conflicting entries
  • Alerting users with message flashing
  • File uploads from users
  • Variable rules in URLs
  • Working with static files
  • Displaying custom error pages
3. Templates and Style
  • Implementing sessions and cookies
  • Creating JSON APIs
  • Template blocks and base templates
  • Templating Flask with Bootstrap
4. Deployment and Testing
  • Blueprints and views for organization
  • Testing your Flask app
  • WSGI servers and how they work
  • Deploy your Flask app with Gunicorn
  • Next steps

Taught by

Nick Walter


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