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Creating and Processing Web Forms with Flask 1

by Mateo Prigl

Web forms are the main point of interaction between the client and the web server. Learn to utilize the Flask-WTF (WTForms) package to implement them in a poweful Flask web framework.

What you'll learn

At the core of building modern web applications is a thorough knowledge of web forms. In this course, Creating and Processing Web Forms with Flask 1, you'll learn how to build functional forms and process their input. First, you'll see how to create the templates and views. Next, you'll explore processing the user input and making sure that the form data is safe from potential threats. Finally, you'll discover how to improve the user experience by adding error and flash messages, plus making the forms asynchronous with AJAX so users don't have to wait for the page to refresh. When you're finished with this course, you'll have a foundational knowledge of building web forms in Flask that will help you as you move forward to creating web applications with the Flask framework.

About the author

Mateo is currently a full stack web developer working for a company that has clients from Europe and North America. His niche in programming was mostly web oriented, while freelancing, working on small startups and companies that require his services. Go(lang), Elixir, Ruby and C are his favorite languages and also the ones he’s mostly working with other then PHP in day to day work. He has a big passion for learning and teaching what he knows the best. His big interests recently have been the fi... more

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