Getting into Flask and Python

Apr 26, 2015 00:00 · 179 words · 1 minute read Python Flask

Recently I’ve come to find that many Frameworks that I use are starting to feel extremely cumbersome. I’ve also had a hankering to start writing more python code, I’m starting to feel the double clawed hammer effect with everything that I write. I recently came across Flask and was instantly intrigued about how simple it was to get it up and running. I started running through the Flask Mega Tutorial and was immediately impressed with the felxability the framework. I was set off by the whole ‘Microframework’ but I can now see that it had nothing to do with sacrificing functionality but instead just starting off very simply and adding complexity as needed. I also ran through some of the tutorials at Treehouse which proved to be very useful as well. I’m really excited to see a marriage in the language used by both the web app as well as the automation tool (Salt). With salt’s ability to work with raw python there will some very awesome opportunities to be had when it comes to scaling a Flask app.