Full-Stack Web Development with Flask [Video]

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Learn
  • Use the template system to build elegant templates.
  • Create impressive web forms with the Flask-WTF extension.
  • Work with effective NoSQL database systems such as FlaskSQLAlchemy and Flask-MongoEngine.
  • Add support for quickly building REST APIs using Flask-RESTPlus.
  • Locally check requests and responses during web API development using Postman.
  • Install and configure Flask-Security to add basic security and authentication features.
About

In this course, we will cover everything you need to know to build a dynamic web application using the Python and Flask frameworks for seamless full-stack web development. You'll dive into the Flask environment and get to know its directory structure, template, and routing systems. Then you'll learn to connect to databases such as Flask-SQLAlchemy and Flask-MongoEngine to help store and track data.

We will show you how to build styled websites for an amazing UI experience using this popular front-end tool, how to get to grips with The Flask-RESTPlus extension, and how to call the API from JavaScript and use Postman to test the API. You'll learn to integrate Flask-Security, which allows you to add common security mechanisms. The course will also teach you options for deploying your Flask application.

Finally, you'll be able to build amazing personal or effective business websites while writing your code in Python's Flask framework and its popular front-end framework. The course will develop your experience in Flask and when you've completed it you will be able to build your own complex web applications.

All codes and supporting files are placed on GitHub at this link: https://github.com/PacktPublishing/Full-Stack-Web-Development-with-Flask

Style and Approach

The course is a combination of both practical and theoretical concepts using Python and Flask, a popular Python framework known for its lightweight and modular design. The course will take you on a tour of the Flask environment and empower you to build a data-driven web application from scratch.

Features
  • Create a data-driven web application in Flask.
  • Learn to work with NoSQL databases such as Flask-SQLAlchemy and SQL-MongoEngine.
  • Integrate important security and authentication features using Flask-Security.
Course Length 5 hours 10 minutes
ISBN 9781789957464
Date Of Publication 30 Mar 2019

Authors

Christian Hur

Christian V. Hur is an instructor and author who holds a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems (with an emphasis on Web Application Development) from Boston University. His career in web technologies spans over 20 years and he has taught computer programming and web development courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

In industry, he has built websites and web-based applications using various web technologies throughout his career. In addition to authoring books published by MC Press, he produces online training courses for Lynda.com and Packtpub.com. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring new web technologies, learning AR/VR and game development, and contributing to Stack Overflow and Quora.