Flask in Python: An Introduction to Web Frameworks & Flask

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  • 8 videos | 49m 8s
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Explore the steps involved in a web request and the role of web applications in this web development process in this 8-video course examining various pieces that can make up a web application, and the role of the web framework in defining it. Begin by observing a widely used framework, often defined as a microframework, written in the Python language, which is Flask. You will then explore the features of the Flask framework that are available either out of the box or via extensions. Following on from this, you will delve into the roles of routes in a Flask application and the options available when defining a route function. You will learn how to recognize the need for templates when defining a web site and describe the use of jinja for this purpose. The final tutorial in this course focuses on some of the commonly used extensions in the Flask applications and recalls the purposes they serve.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this course
    Describe the steps involved in a web request and the role of web applications in the process
    Recognize the various pieces that can make up a web applications and the role of web frameworks in defining them
    Recall the features of the flask framework that are available either out of the box or via extensions
  • Describe the roles of routes in a flask application and the options available when defining a route function
    Recognize the need for templates when defining a web site and describe the use of jinja for this purpose
    Identify some of the commonly used extensions in flask applications and recall the purpose they serve
    Summarize the key concepts covered in this course

IN THIS COURSE

  • 2m 3s
    In this course, you will learn about the concepts of web frameworks in general and the features of the Flask framework in particular. You will also discover how to develop a web app using the Flask web framework. FREE ACCESS
  • 9m 13s
    The job of any web framework is to simplify the creation of a web application. But before we get into the details of Flask and even what a web application is, let us zoom out a little and then take a look at how a web application fits into the larger context of web request. So we now begin with the fundamentals of web request, which are the mechanisms used in order to put in a request for information on the web for which a response is generated and then supplied. So what exactly are FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Web Frameworks
    9m 43s
    In this video, you will learn about the features of a dynamic website and how a web framework can help in creating these. You will also discover how to build a web application. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  The Flask Framework
    6m 37s
    Upon completion of this video, you will be able to recall the features of the Flask framework that are available either out of the box or via extensions. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Flask Routes
    7m 1s
    In this video, you will learn how to define routes within your Flask application. You will also discover how to implement routes within your application source files. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Flask Templates
    6m 49s
    In this video, we will take a look at why exactly templates are required when building a website. And how Flask can help us simplify the process of defining, and also using HTML templates. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Flask Extensions
    6m 36s
    In this video, you will learn about Flask extensions. You will also discover how to access additional features in the Flask framework by making use of Flask extensions. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Course Summary
    1m 7s

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