Create Your First Web App with Python and Flask

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create Web Applications with Flask

Use WTForms and SQLAlchemy in Flask Applications

Use Templates in Flask Applications

Clock2 hours
IntermediateIntermediate
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

In this 2-hour long project-based course, you will learn the basics of web application development with Python using the Flask framework. Through hands on, practical experience, you will go through concepts like creating a Flask Application, using Templates in Flask Applications, using SQLAlchemy and SQLite with Flask, and using Flask and WTForms. You will then apply the concepts to create your first web application with Python and Flask. This course is aimed at learners who are looking to get started with web application development using Python, and have some prior programming experience in the Python programming language. The ideal learner has understanding of Python syntax, HTML syntax, and computer programming concepts. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.

Skills you will develop

Web DevelopmentPython ProgrammingApplication developmentSoftware DevelopmentComputer Programming

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction

  2. A Minimal App

  3. Templates

  4. Extending Templates

  5. Flask Forms

  6. Handling POST Requests

  7. SQLAlchemy and Flask

  8. Creating and Using a Database

  9. Finalizing Templates and Routes

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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