Add Error Handling to a Flask CMS
What you'll learn
Python & Flask are great for building a web applications. In this project you’ll utilize logging, signals and error handlers to make an existing content management system more resilient.
Table of contents
- Set up your local environment for projects. We'll walk you through everything you need to know, including how to install and configure your environment to be able to complete all of the tasks.
- In this module we'll create a function to configure logging. The function creates and configures a rotating file handler. This function will then be used to configure an access log. Then using an after request decorator we'll write all requests to this access log.
- In this module we'll handle 404 and 500 errors. When these errors happen the user will be redirected to the appropriate template. The 500 errors will also be logged to an error log.
- In this module we'll create a signal that writes unauthorized login attempts to a log file.