Flask Web Development

Author: Miguel Grinberg
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491947616
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Take full creative control of your web applications with Flask, the Python-based microframework. With this hands-on book, you’ll learn Flask from the ground up by developing a complete social blogging application step-by-step. Author Miguel Grinberg walks you through the framework’s core functionality, and shows you how to extend applications with advanced web techniques such as database migration and web service communication. Rather than impose development guidelines as other frameworks do, Flask leaves the business of extensions up to you. If you have Python experience, this book shows you how to take advantage of that creative freedom. Learn Flask’s basic application structure and write an example app Work with must-have components—templates, databases, web forms, and email support Use packages and modules to structure a large application that scales Implement user authentication, roles, and profiles Build a blogging feature by reusing templates, paginating item lists, and working with rich text Use a Flask-based RESTful API to expose app functionality to smartphones, tablets, and other third-party clients Learn how to run unit tests and enhance application performance Explore options for deploying your web app to a production server

DEVELOPING WEB APPLICATIONS

Author: Ralph Moseley
Publisher:
ISBN: 9788126529605
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Market_Desc: Both undergraduate and masters course students taking modules with titles such as Website Development and Internet Programming. Programmers migrating to the web and general readership interested in developing applications which spread over several technologies. Special Features: · Students will need little previous programming experience.· Includes HTML, CSS and Cookies/Session, JavaScript, DHTML, XML and XSL/T.· Also includes strong and timely coverage of new and important areas such as PHP5, MySQL and mobile technologies.· Focuses on open source and freely available software for use, including Apache server, PHP and MySQL.· Defines the surrounding context allowing students to see how the technologies fit together rather than existing as isolated units.· Strong pedagogical features including workshops and exercises, ultimately leading to the creation of a number of applications at the book s end, which depend upon the student s ingenuity to complete.· Encourages a creative rather than a formal approach to developing applications.· Includes topics such as Website Design Issues, Planning a Website Navigation.· A chapter introducing CGI and Perl Programming. About The Book: Developing Web Applications presents script writing and good programming practice but also allows students to see how the individual technologies fit together. It includes recent technical developments to provide a practical and modern introduction to building web applications.Assuming no prior programming experience, this concise, accessible book ensures that essential concepts on the client side are quickly grasped, and goes on to examine the server environment and available languages, including discussion of dynamic, modern scripting languages such as PHP. Network and security issues are also discussed. The aim of this book is to deliver exactly what is needed to start producing working applications as soon as possible -- and have fun along the way.Ideal for course use or self-study, this book includes practical suggestions for mini-projects which encourage the reader to explore his or her own imaginative solutions, as well as more theoretical end-of-chapter questions. It can also easily be used as a reference work as each section is self-contained, amplifying the key aspects of its particular topic. Most software covered is freely available in the public domain and no particular development environments are required. It is a direct, contemporary and extremely useful resource for anyone interested in learning how to program applications for the World Wide Web.

Instant Flask Web Development

Author: Ron DuPlain
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1782169636
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Filled with practical, step-by-step instructions and clear explanations for the most important and useful tasks. The book uses a bottom-up approach to help you build applications, and is full of step-by-step instructions and practical examples to help you improve your knowledge.Instant Flask Web Development is for developers who are new to web programming, or are familiar with web programming but new to Flask. This book gives you a head start if you have some beginner experience with Python and HTML, or are willing to learn.

Flask By Example

Author: Gareth Dwyer
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785283480
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Unleash the full potential of the Flask web framework by creating simple yet powerful web applications About This Book The most up-to-date book on Flask on the market Create your own world-class applications and master the art of Flask by unravelling its enigma through this journey This step-by-step tutorial is packed with examples on blending different technologies with Flask to get you up and running Who This Book Is For Have you looked at PHP and hated the clunky bloated syntax? Or looked at .Net and wished it was more open and flexible? Maybe you've tried your hand at GUI libraries in Python and found them hard to use? If your answer to any one of these questions is a yes, then this is just the book for you. It is also intended for people who know the basics of Python and want to learn how to use it to build powerful solutions with a web front-end. What You Will Learn Build three web applications from the ground up using the powerful Python micro framework, Flask. Dynamically display data to your viewers, based on their requests Store user and static data in SQL and NoSQL databases and use this data to power your web applications Create a good user experience by combining HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Harness the convenience of freely available APIs, including OpenWeatherMap, Open Exchange Rates, and bitly Extend your applications to build advanced functionality, such as a user account control system using Flask-Login Learn about web application security and defend against common attacks, such as SQL injection and XSS In Detail This book will take you on a journey from learning about web development using Flask to building fully functional web applications. In the first major project, we develop a dynamic Headlines application that displays the latest news headlines along with up-to-date currency and weather information. In project two, we build a Crime Map application that is backed by a MySQL database, allowing users to submit information on and the location of crimes in order to plot danger zones and other crime trends within an area. In the final project, we combine Flask with more modern technologies, such as Twitter's Bootstrap and the NoSQL database MongoDB, to create a Waiter Caller application that allows restaurant patrons to easily call a waiter to their table. This pragmatic tutorial will keep you engaged as you learn the crux of Flask by working on challenging real-world applications. Style and approach This book will provide you with rich, practical experience of Flask. Every technology, that is employed along with Flask is comprehensively introduced, while the book focusses on developing web applications. Pointers to educational material are always given if you want to gain in-depth knowledge of the various technologies used.

Flask Building Python Web Services

Author: Gareth Dwyer
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1787285448
Format: PDF, Docs
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Unleash the full potential of the Flask web framework by creating small to large and powerful web applications About This Book Create your own world-class applications and master the art of Flask by unravelling its enigma through this journey Packed with recipes containing lots of sample applications to help you understand the intricacies of Flask web programming Work with scalable Flask application structures to create complex web apps Who This Book Is For This learning path is ideal developers who know the basics of Python and want to learn how to use the Flask framework to build powerful web solutions in Python. What You Will Learn Build three web applications from the ground up using the powerful Python micro framework, Flask. Extend your applications to build advanced functionality, such as a user account control system using Flask-Login Learn about web application security and defend against common attacks, such as SQL injection and XSS Integrate with technologies like Redis, Sentry, MongoDB and so on Build applications with integrations to most of the login mechanisms available Don't just stop at development. Learn about deployment and post-deployment Use SQLAlchemy to programmatically query a database Develop a custom Flask extension In Detail Are you a fan of Python? Want to use it to create powerful web applications? Then Flask is the perfect choice for you. This course will take you through the intricacies of the Flask Microframework, covering all it's components and elements and how to integrate it with useful third party libraries. Dive deep into what Flask has to offer and then you will create multiple Python apps from scratch on your own. The first module will introduce you to web development using Flask to building fully functional web applications. Hands-on and pragmatic, this tutorial goes right to the crux of Flask by showing you how to build challenging real-world applications. The second module introduces you to a number of recipes that will help you understand the power of Flask and its extensions. Start by seeing the different configurations that a Flask application can make use of. By the end of this module, you will have gained all the knowledge required to write Flask applications in the best possible way, and scale them with best practices. The final module will walk you through advanced Flask topics while providing practical examples of for all your lessons learned. The module closes with a discussion of the different platforms that are available to deploy a Flask app on, the pros and cons of each one, and how to deploy on each one. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Flask By-Example: Gareth Dwyer Flask Framework Cookbook: Shalabh Aggarwal Mastering Flask: Jack Stouffer Style and approach Filled with practical examples and recipes, this course is a great combination of example-driven learning complemented by exciting techniques to build powerful Python web applications with the Flask framework

Building Web Applications with Flask

Author: Italo Maia
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1784390542
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Flask is a powerful web framework that helps you build great projects using your favorite tools. Flask takes the flexible Python programming language and provides a simple template for web development. Once imported into Python, Flask can be used to save time building web applications. It goes against the flow with the microframework concept, leaving most of the architecture choices to the developer. Through its great API, extensions, and powerful patterns, Flask helps you create simple projects in minutes and complex ones as soon as possible. From the beginning, Building Web Applications with Flask shows you how to utilize Flask's concepts, extensions, and components to create engaging, full-featured web projects. You'll learn how to properly handle forms using WTForms, devise convenient templates with Jinja2 tags and macros, use NoSQL and SQL databases to store user data, test your projects with features and unit tests, create powerful authentication and user authorization, as well as administrative interfaces with ease, and more. As Flask does not enforce an architectural recipe, neither do we! This book makes no coding assumptions on how you should code, leaving you free to experiment.

Flask Framework Cookbook

Author: Shalabh Aggarwal
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1783983418
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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If you are a web developer who wants to learn more about developing applications in Flask and scale them with industry-standard practices, this is the book for you. This book will also act as a handy tool if you are aware of Flask's major extensions and want to make the best use of them. It is assumed that you have knowledge of Python and a basic understanding of Flask. If you are completely new to Flask, reading the book from the first chapter and going forward will help in getting acquainted with Flask as you go ahead.

Python Web Programming

Author: Steve Holden
Publisher: Sams Publishing
ISBN: 9780735710900
Format: PDF
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A Python community leader teaches professionals how to integrate web applications with Python.

Flask Blueprints

Author: Joel Perras
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1784397342
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Dive into the world of the Flask microframework to develop an array of web applications About This Book Structure, compose, and build powerful Flask HTML-based applications and JSON/XML-based APIs using advanced application design patterns Integrate third-party Flask extensions for tasks such as social authentication, sending emails, and interacting with databases and cache layers Build a series of Flask applications of increasing complexity Who This Book Is For If you are a Python web developer who has developed basic Flask applications and now wants to build a series of more complex web applications, then this is the book for you. What You Will Learn Use the virtualenv Python package to effectively isolate your development environments Convert a simple one-file Flask application into a more full-fledged multi-package application Integrate Flask-Login for simple user authentication, Flask-WTF for forms, and Flask-SQLAlchemy for database interactions Explore URL routing and dispatching in a blueprint structured application Create your own signals and consume them within your application Learn to leverage Werkzeug, the WSGI library that powers much of Flask Implement custom exceptions for handling non-20x response codes Write your own CLI tools for administrative and development tasks of your Flask application using Flask-Script/Click Build your Flask extensions to encapsulate reusable behaviors across your applications Integrate your application with open source JavaScript-based graphing libraries to create simple data visualizations In Detail Flask is a small but powerful web development framework for Python. Though Flask is termed a micro-framework, it is no way lacking in functionality; there are many extensions available to Flask which helps it to function at the same level as other large frameworks such as Django and Ruby on Rails. This book will demonstrate how to develop a series of web application projects with the Python web micro-framework, and leverage extensions and external Python libraries and APIs to extend the development of a variety of larger and more complex web applications. The book will start by explaining Python's Virtualenv library and how to create and switch between multiple virtual environments. You'll first build an SQL database-backed application, which will use Flask-WTF, Flask-SQLAlchemy, Jinja templates, and other methods. Next you'll move on to a timeline application, built using concepts including pytest-Flask, the Blinker package, data modelling for user timelines, exception handling, and creating and organizing CLI tools. Moving on, you'll discover how to implement a photo timeline application where you'll explore topics such as writing and running celery tasks, API error handling and testing, and Werkzeug middlewares. Finally, the book walks you through creating an application which fetches data from GitHub and stores it locally. You will also learn how to install and configure Flask-Click extension. Style and approach This book covers how to effectively use the Flask micro-framework to develop a series of web applications. Each chapter focusses on the development of an application increasing in complexity with easy steps to follow.

Essential SQLAlchemy

Author: Jason Myers
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 1491916567
Format: PDF, Docs
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Dive into SQLAlchemy, the popular, open-source code library that helps Python programmers work with relational databases such as Oracle, MySQL, PostgresSQL, and SQLite. Using real-world examples, this practical guide shows you how to build a simple database application with SQLAlchemy, and how to connect to multiple databases simultaneously with the same metadata. SQL is a powerful language for querying and manipulating data, but it’s tough to integrate it with your application. SQLAlchemy helps you map Python objects to database tables without substantially changing your existing Python code. If you’re an intermediate Python developer with knowledge of basic SQL syntax and relational theory, this book serves as both a learning tool and a handy reference. Essential SQLAlchemy includes several sections: SQLAlchemy Core: Provide database services to your applications in a Pythonic way with the SQL Expression Language SQLAlchemy ORM: Use the object relational mapper to bind database schema and operations to data objects in your application Alembic: Use this lightweight database migration tool to handle changes to the database as your application evolves Cookbook: Learn how to use SQLAlchemy with web frameworks like Flask and libraries like SQLAcodegen