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Extension of Elasticsearch for Flask with a simple integration

Project description


This is a Flask extension proving simple integration with Elasticsearch using python 3


  1. Flask >= 1.XXX
  2. Elasticsearch>=6.4.6, <=7.7.1
  3. Python 3.6 or later

How to use

  1. Install the package:

    pip install Flask-ESearch
  2. In your main app file:

    from datetime import datetime
    from flask import Flask, make_response
    from flask_esearch import ESearch
    app = Flask(__name__)
    es = ESearch()
    def hello_world():
        doc = {
            'author': 'kimchy',
            'text': 'Elasticsearch: cool. bonsai cool.',
            res = es.index(index="test-index", id=1, body=doc)
            return make_response(print(res['result']), 200)
        except Exception:
            res = es.get(index="test-index", id=1)
            return make_response(res['_source'], 200)
    , port=5001)

The above is an example of a Flask app integrating Flask-ESearch and an endpoint

  1. The instance allows to perform Elasticsearch queries. More info here.
  2. Testing access
    1. If is the first access, will show Created or else the record inserted

Custom Settings

In order to add your elasticsearch settings, the package allows to change those 2 properties and override them in your settings file.

Name Type Default Value
ELASTICSEARCH_HOST string localhost:9200

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