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Flask web framework and much, much more

Episode #13, published Tue, Jun 23, 2015, recorded Fri, May 29, 2015.

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Did you know that Flask has its origins in an April fools joke that unexpectedly took off? Listen in this week to hear about the history, current state, and future of Flask with its creator Armin Ronacher.

You'll learn how he's using Python as the backend for a set of major computer games. His thoughts on the future of web development and HTTP 2. And why Rust is an amazing new language you should check out.

Links from the show:

Flask (GitHub):
Armin on Twitter: @mitsuhiko
Armin's website:
Fireteam Games:
Click (command line):
Pyramid (mentioned):
Flask WTF:
Talk Python T-Shirt:
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Book: Flask Web Development: Developing Web Applications with Python:

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