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.
Time to complete10 weeks
Certificate of completionYes
Prerequisites1 courseWe 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
Syllabus8 units • 20 lessons • 15 projects • 18 quizzes
Introduction to Python
Learn the basics of Python, one of the world’s most popular and powerful programming languages.
Introduction to Python Data Structures and Loops
Dive deeper into the world of Python by learning about data structures and the power of looping.
Introduction to the Web
Learn the foundations of web development!
Introduction to Flask
Learn how to create your own Flask application and add functionality with templates and forms.
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.
Advanced Flask Functionality
Add advanced functionality like personalization and security to Flask apps using accounts and authentication.
Deploying an Application
Learn how to deploy your own Flask application so you can share your app with the world!
Hands-on learningDon't just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You'll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
Projects in this skill path
Receipts for Lovely LoveseatsKeep receipts for your lovely loveseats. Programming is a treat with this sweet suite of feats! Use strings and numbers to save a catalog of furniture, then perform concatenation and math calculations to create a receipt.
Getting Ready for Physics ClassLet's prepare to teach physics by writing some Python functions.
Magic 8-BallWe’ve learned about and explored a powerful tool in Python — control flow! It’s so powerful, in fact, that it can be used to tell someone’s fortune.
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