Setup Pyhton

This article, part of the Flask - learn by coding tutorial, describes hot to setup the environment to run a basic Flask application. To start coding a web applications in Flask, we need only two things:


Install Python


Pyhton can be installed on all well known operating systems from this page. Select the installer for your operating system, and exex the installer. To check the instalation, type in python --version your preferred terminal. If Pyhton is properly installed, you should be able to visualize the version:

$ python --version
Python 3.7.2


Install Flask


To install Flask, use PIP command to install Flask:

$ pip install Flask 
$ pip freeze | grep Flask 

At this point, you should have a running Flask environment.