Using Python’s Flask to Build a Basic API, Creating the didactic-engine-flask

I’ve worked with Python almost entirely from the maintenance programmer perspective. That is, I take other code written already, make edits, add features, and then redeploy it. I’ve created exactly zero greenfield applications in Python. That changes today however, with the creation of the didactic-engine-flask app! I’m creating this app with the purpose of covering the topics needed to get a good reference application built with Python using Flask. This will be one of many posts, each stand alone in intent. With that overarching goal in mind, time to get coding.

Unbreaking Python Through Virtual Environments

I wrote some days ago a post “Getting Started With Python Right!“. In this post I wrote about what I’d … More

Getting Started With Python Right!

I’ve gone through a gazillion ways to setup Python, ensure I’ve gotten the right version installed on MacOS. This is a quick guide I’ve put together if you’re getting started or looking at a more defacto set way to get it installed. I’ve added links for Linux and Windows too, but specifically cover MacOS in this post.