The Flask Mega-Tutorial, Part I: Hello, World!
This is the first article in a series where I will be documenting my experience writing web applications in Python using the Flask microframework. NOTE: This article was revised in September 2014 to be in sync with current versions of Python and Flask. Here is an index of all the articles in the series that have been published to date: My background I'm a software engineer with double digit years of experience developing complex applications in several languages. In addition to Python, I've written web apps in PHP, Ruby, Smalltalk and believe it or not, also in C++. UPDATE: I have written a book titled "Flask Web Development", published in 2014 by O'Reilly Media. The application The application I'm going to develop as part of this tutorial is a decently featured microblogging server that I decided to call microblog. These are some of the topics I will cover as we make progress with this project: So as you see, I'm going pretty much for the whole thing. Requirements Installing Flask #! . Miguel