Building REST APIs with Flask and Python in 2023
What you'll learn
- Establish connections between web or mobile applications and databases and servers using REST APIs.
- Build robust and secure REST APIs that encompass authentication, deployments, and database migrations.
- Grasp the various layers of a web server and comprehend how web applications interact within this framework.
- Implement seamless user authentication with advanced functionalities, such as token refresh.
- Manage user log-outs effectively and protect against abuse in REST APIs by employing JWT blacklisting.
- Create high-quality REST APIs with guidance from experienced professionals.
- Enhance the performance of your REST APIs by utilizing task queues and background workers.
- Prior programming experience in any language will be beneficial, but the course also includes a comprehensive Python refresher.
- All the necessary software for the course is provided at no cost to participants.
- If you are a complete beginner, you might consider starting with a beginner Python course before enrolling in this one to ensure a smooth transition.
Welcome to the best-selling Udemy course on REST API development! I'm Pratap, a software engineer, and I'm here to help you master web and REST API development using Python, Flask, and Docker.
In this comprehensive course, we will cover everything you need to know, starting with a Python refresher that will take you from the basics to advanced features. We'll then dive into creating simple, intermediate, and advanced REST APIs, complete with authentication, database handling, and more, using Flask and popular extensions like Flask-Smorest, Flask-JWT-Extended, and Flask-SQLAlchemy.
Throughout the course, we'll explore essential technologies such as Git, Postman and database, ensuring you have all the tools you need to build production-ready REST APIs. Additionally, we'll cover Docker to simplify the process of running and deploying your APIs.
By the end of this course, you'll have the skills to:
Create resource-based, production-ready REST APIs using Python, Flask, and popular extensions.
Handle secure user registration and authentication with Flask.
Efficiently store resources to a database using SQLAlchemy and Flask-SQLAlchemy.
Understand the complexities of deploying Flask REST APIs.
But first, let's understand what a REST API is.
It's an application that accepts data from clients and returns data back. For instance, it can handle user authentication by accepting a username and password and checking their validity in the database. REST APIs are commonly used by web apps and mobile apps as clients.
With the knowledge you'll gain in this course, you'll be able to develop any REST API you need for your own projects.
I take great pride in offering exceptional support and feedback to every student. I'll be available to guide you and answer any questions you may have.
Don't wait any longer; take the first step toward mastering REST API development. I look forward to seeing you inside the course!
Who this course is for:
- Individuals interested in enhancing the functionalities of web and mobile applications through server-side technologies.
- Software developers seeking to broaden their expertise by mastering the development of professional-grade REST APIs.
- Aspirants aiming to learn Python with a focus on building web services.
Hello, I'm Pratap Sharma, and I'm more than just an instructor - I'm your guide to success in the world of software development and IT. With a passion for teaching and a background as an IT specialist, I'm here to help you bridge the gap between your aspirations and the demands of the industry.
A Journey of Knowledge and Expertise
With over 5 years of experience in crafting and deploying web applications across various platforms, I bring a wealth of practical knowledge to the table. From frontend to backend, and even mobile development, I've honed my skills to deliver high-quality solutions that meet business objectives.
Mastering the Technological Landscape
My toolkit includes a diverse range of technologies, from Node.js and React to Python, Flask, Redux, and more. I'm well-versed in AWS cloud services like EC2, Lambda, and S3, ensuring that you receive a comprehensive education that prepares you for the real world.
Empowering You with a Wide Skillset
Your Success, My Priority
Teaching is my passion, and I'm committed to making complex concepts easy to understand. I pride myself on providing the best audio and video quality for my courses, ensuring that you gain a real-world understanding through practical examples.
Embark on Your Journey to Success
Whether you're starting from scratch or looking to enhance your skills, I'm here to guide you. Enroll today and experience the transformative power of my teaching approach. Let's tackle challenges, acquire new skills, and achieve your career goals together. Your journey to success begins right here, right now.
See you in the class.