flask-restful VS flask-restx

Compare flask-restful vs flask-restx and see what are their differences.

flask-restx

Fork of Flask-RESTPlus: Fully featured framework for fast, easy and documented API development with Flask (by python-restx)
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flask-restful flask-restx
5 11
6,770 2,065
0.3% 1.0%
1.5 6.4
26 days ago 1 day ago
Python Python
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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flask-restful

Posts with mentions or reviews of flask-restful. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-25.

flask-restx

Posts with mentions or reviews of flask-restx. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-10-25.
  • Faster time-to-market with API-first
    12 projects | dev.to | 25 Oct 2022
    When it comes to Flask, in particular, there’re plenty of choices. And in fairness, not all frameworks are created equal. You’ve got flasgger, restx (successor of flask-restplus), flask-RESTful, and flask-smorest, to mention a few. How do you choose among those???
  • What's best library for swagger + flask?
    6 projects | /r/Python | 25 Sep 2022
  • OpenAPI Specification: The Complete Guide
    19 projects | dev.to | 18 May 2022
    Flask-RESTX is an extension that adds support for quickly building REST APIs - GitHub - python-restx/flask-restx
  • Unsure how to register API endpoints using namespaces in flask-restx
    2 projects | /r/flask | 28 Nov 2021
    However, after following [the example](https://github.com/python-restx/flask-restx/tree/88497ced96674916403fa7829de693eaa3485a08/examples/zoo_app), [more complex tutorials](https://github.com/TheMorpheus407/Tutorials/tree/master/Flask/RestplusAPI) or other [basic tutorials](https://blog.ordix.de/rest), I still only receive 404s when calling get on /api or the endpoints I tried to define.
  • Why Choose Flask Over FastAPI
    2 projects | /r/flask | 18 Apr 2021
    FALSE. https://github.com/python-restx/flask-restx among many others are mature and have existed for a long time. https://github.com/plangrid/flask-rebar exists.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing flask-restful and flask-restx you can also consider the following projects:

Flask RestPlus - Fully featured framework for fast, easy and documented API development with Flask

connexion - Connexion is a modern Python web framework that makes spec-first and api-first development easy.

flask-restless - NO LONGER MAINTAINED - A Flask extension for creating simple ReSTful JSON APIs from SQLAlchemy models.

fastapi - FastAPI framework, high performance, easy to learn, fast to code, ready for production

flasgger - Easy OpenAPI specs and Swagger UI for your Flask API

eve - REST API framework designed for human beings

flask-smorest - DB agnostic framework to build auto-documented REST APIs with Flask and marshmallow

flask-api - Browsable web APIs for Flask.

Dependency Injector - Dependency injection framework for Python

apispec - A pluggable API specification generator. Currently supports the OpenAPI Specification (f.k.a. the Swagger specification)..

Blueprint/Boilerplate For Python Projects - Blueprint/Boilerplate For Python Projects