Expanded Library

FastAPI: The Big Picture

by Abdul Rehman Yousaf

This course explores the FastAPI framework to build APIs quickly and talks about why FastAPI is worth considering, the tradeoffs to consider, and reasons FastAPI may, or may not be, the right fit for you.

What you'll learn

FastAPI is a modern, high-performance, web framework for building APIs with Python 3.7+ based on standard Python type-hints. In this course, FastAPI: The Big Picture, you’ll learn about what FastAPI is and what it is capable of. First, you’ll explore what FastAPI is along with its various features. Next, you’ll discover how to build a basic REST API using FastAPI. Finally, you’ll learn about where FastAPI stands when we compare it with other big giants like Django, Django REST Framework, and Flask. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of FastAPI needed to quickly build high-performance APIs.

About the author

Abdul Rehman is the founder of Pythonist.org, a software consulting, training, and application development company. Currently, he is working as a Senior Machine Learning Engineer at Nexthon Technologies where he built several amazing projects powered with artificial intelligence. Prior to that, he worked as a Cloud Solution Architect, building powerful, secure, and scalable infrastructures on various cloud vendors like Google Cloud Platform and AWS. During both of these roles, he used Python as ... more

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