Python REST APIs With Flask, Connexion, and SQLAlchemy – Part 1 – Real Python

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  • fastapi

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

    And while I wouldn't say that the tutorial is in any way bad, I believe that you would need a very good reason to use Flask/Connexion over FastAPI, at least if you start a new project. The tutorial on the official FastAPI Site is very detailed as well.

  • connexion

    Swagger/OpenAPI First framework for Python on top of Flask with automatic endpoint validation & OAuth2 support

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  • starlette

    The little ASGI framework that shines. 🌟

    Check out starlette if you haven’t yet. Those guys are a good time on their discord. I think this is the right link - I’m on mobile. https://github.com/encode/starlette

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