Getting started with Flask ... can't get past first base
gruntfutuk last edited by gruntfutuk
I've been learning Python for a while now (after a break from programming of several decades) but have concentrated on console work. Thought it was time to do some web stuff and decided to give Flask a go.
I note that it is installed as standard in Pythonista. I assumed I just entered the basic hello world code.
from flask import Flask app = Flask(__name__) @app.route('/') def hello_world(): return 'Hello, World!'
and whilst I get no errors when I execute the above, nor do I get anything else. Is a flask server running in the background? Do I need to open a web browser with a particular url. I was anticipating 127.0.0.1:8080 as a guess but there is nothing there.
Please point me in the right direction.
brumm last edited by
gruntfutuk last edited by
Brilliant. Thank you. Worked fine. Now to work.
Is that normally required, or specific to Pythonista? I don't recall seeing it in basic introductions for Flask.
mikael last edited by
@gruntfutuk, yes, you need to run the server, regardless of the platform.
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