Building a REST API Using Python and Flask

Flask is rapidly growing in popularity due to its ease of use. This course will teach you how to build a REST API using Flask, including how to use all the different HTTP methods, connect Flask to a database, and add authentication to your APIs.
Course info
Rating
(72)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jul 2, 2018
Duration
1h 57m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Getting Started
Getting Data
Posting Data
Updating Data
Deleting Data
Storing Data in a SQL Database
Adding Authentication to our API
Description
Course info
Rating
(72)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jul 2, 2018
Duration
1h 57m
Description

At the core of developing any REST API with the Flask Microframework is a thorough knowledge of how to use Python and Flask. In this course, Building a REST API using Python and Flask, you will learn the skills you need to create a high-quality REST API using these tools. First, you will learn how to set up your project and get routes with all the different HTTP verbs working. Next, you will explore how to connect all your routes to pull data from a SQL database. Finally, you will discover how to add some basic authentication to your routes using decorators. When you are finished with this course, you will have a foundational understanding of how to build a REST API using Flask that will help you immensely as you create APIs in the future.

About the author
About the author

Sanjay has 8 years of experience in software engineering. He believes that programming knowledge should be gained and shared; his courses contribute to the pool of knowledge on Pluralsight.