Skill Path

Build Python Web Apps with Flask

Learn how to code in Python, design and access databases, create interactive web applications, and share your apps with the world.

Includes Python, Flask, Web Apps, Back-End, SQL, and more.

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  • Skill level

  • Time to complete

    Average based on combined completion rates — individual pacing in lessons, projects, and quizzes may vary
    30 hours
  • Certificate of completion

  • Prerequisites

    1 course
    We suggest you complete the following courses before you get started with Build Python Web Apps with Flask:
    • Learn HTML

About this skill path

Python is a powerful, general-purpose programming language used by scientific researchers, software engineers, data scientists, and more. In this path, you will learn how to code in Python, design and access databases, create interactive web applications with Flask, and share your apps with the world.

Skills you'll gain

  • Build a back-end for interactive web apps
  • Connect Flask web apps to databases
  • Manage user accounts and authentication


8 units • 20 lessons • 15 projects • 18 quizzes
  • 1

    Introduction to Python

    Learn the basics of Python, one of the world’s most popular and powerful programming languages.

  • 2

    Introduction to Python Data Structures and Loops

    Dive deeper into the world of Python by learning about data structures and the power of looping.

  • 3

    Introduction to the Web

    Learn the foundations of web development!

  • 4

    Introduction to Flask

    Learn how to create your own Flask application and add functionality with templates and forms.

  • 5

    Introduction to SQL and Databases for Back-End Web Apps

    Dive into the world of databases and SQL to add data storage capabilities to your web apps.

  • 6

    Advanced Flask Functionality

    Add advanced functionality like personalization and security to Flask apps using accounts and authentication.

  • 7

    Deploying an Application

    Learn how to deploy your own Flask application so you can share your app with the world!

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