Create a scalable and fault-tolerant REST endpoint using Flask and Python

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Romeo Kienzler and Madeleine von Heyl

Date archived: April 22, 2019 | Last updated: July 05, 2017|First published: April 11, 2016

Learn how to deploy a simple Flask application with an AngularJS user interface to IBM Cloud using the Cloud Foundry command-line tool. For this tutorial, we chose Flask over other frameworks like Django, Pyramid, and web2py because it is very lightweight and therefore easy to understand. For just writing up a REST endpoint it is a perfect fit. In addition, we also show you how a single REST endpoint can be used to multiplex between different functions.

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