Full-Stack Flask and React

  • Author: Olatunde Adedeji
  • Release date: 2023
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Limited
  • Number of pages: 408
  • File Size: 9,3 МБ

 Developing an interactive, efficient, and fast enterprise web application requires both the right approach and tooling. If you are a web developer looking for a way to tap the power of React’s reusable UI components and the simplicity of Flask for backend development to develop production-ready, scalable web apps in Python, then this book is for you.

 Starting with an introduction to React, a JavaScript library for building highly interactive and reusable user interfaces, you’ll progress to data modeling for the web using SQLAlchemy and PostgreSQL, and then get to grips with Restful API development. This book will aid you in identifying your app users and managing access to your web application. You’ll also explore modular architectural design for Flask-based web applications and master error-handling techniques. Before you deploy your web app on AWS, this book will show you how to integrate unit testing best practices to ensure code reliability and functionality, making your apps not only efficient and fast but also robust and dependable.

 By the end of this book, you’ll have acquired deep knowledge of the Flask and React technology stacks, which will help you undertake web application development with confidence.

What you will learn

  • Explore the fundamentals of React for building user interfaces
  • Understand how to use JSX to render React components
  • Handle data and integrate third-party libraries and APIs into React applications
  • Secure your Flask application with user authentication and authorization
  • Discover how to use Flask RESTful API to build backend services with React frontend
  • Build modular and scalable Flask applications using blueprints

Who this book is for

This book is for Python web developers who want to build full-stack applications, as well as for frontend developers seeking to expand their skillset by employing Flask as a backend development tool. You’ll gain proficiency in both frontend and backend skills, and acquire the knowledge necessary to deploy solutions in the cloud using AWS. Prior knowledge of basic HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Python programming will help you to get the most out of this book.

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