Improving Your Flask APIs

01:45 PM - 02:10 PM on August 16, 2015, Room 705

Thomas Peterson

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We'll take a look at the flask-restful and flask-restful-swagger packages and how they can be used to make your APIs simpler, cleaner, well-documented, and easier to extend.


The API layer of an application is difficult to get right. We'll look at a few best practices and patterns, then dive into the flask-restful-swagger library to see how you can put these into practice in your Flask applications.

Assumes basic familiarity with Flask and SQLAlchemy.