Articles in the Python category





Flask Recipe - RESTful CRUD using sqlalchemy

RESTful apps are a thing these days. When your application’s userbase gets quite large and the client could vary from a laptop to an android device to an iOS device, it pays to keep the backend code separate and use the server only for making RESTful calls using HTTP … Read More

How to create a Google Drive App in Flask

This is the first in a series of articles for web programmers that explain in detail about using the Google Drive API in your web applications to access files/folders on behalf of the users of your application. In my last project, I had to develop a python flask app … Read More


How to host a Flask app on Openshift

Note: This article may no longer be relevant as Red Hat has recently changed the openshift stack with docker and kubernetes. Openshift free tier is an excellent way to host your python web app for staging or testing, and you can even host a low to medium traffic production site … Read More

How to host your own mail server using Google appengine

Google has an outstanding habit of bringing the power of elites to the masses. Firstly, they took over the world of smartphones with android, and now the buzzword everywhere is Google Appengine. Once you get the basics of GAE and start looking beyond your first HelloWorld application, you will start … Read More

How to create a Python app in Google App Engine

Whilst the official pythonic reference for Google app engine is the way I learnt how to build my first GAE app, I found it a bit frustrating to go through each and every link and understand large topics like caching and data stores in detail just to build a small … Read More

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