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Building a Flask API with APIFairy

Desktop Computer on a Desk with the Flask and APIFairy Logos on the screen.


This blog post demonstrates how to easily create a RESTful API with Flask and APIFairy.

APIFairy allows for easily creating an API with Flask. APIFairy provides four key components for easily creating an API in Flask:

  1. Decorators
  2. Schemas
  3. Authentication
  4. Documentation

An API endpoint with APIFairy specifies the authentication, expected input, response generation, and error handling:

API Endpoint for adding a new journal entry with Flask and APIFairy

Based on my experience in developing APIs using APIFairy, it is the perfect combination of providing control of the API endpoints and authentication, while still "feeling" like a traditional Flask application.

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