INTRODUCTION To begin: sudo pip install flask I’m assuming you already know the basics of REST. If not, or if you want a quick refresh, I’ve written an introduction to Designing a RESTful Web API. Flask is a microframework for Python based on Werkzeug, a WSGI utility library. Flask is a good choice for a REST API because it is: Written in Python (that can be an advantage); Simple to use; Flexible; Multiple good deployment options; RESTful request dispatching I normally use curl to make test requests and there’s a curl mini-reference at the end of this article.

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