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A flask app generator package

Project description

Build Flask App

An easy to use flask app generator that allows users to create flask apps simply by running one command.

Install using source code

To download the app generator, you can clone this repository to your local machine.

$ git clone
$ cd build-flask-app

Install using pip3

$ pip3 install build-flask-app

Package @ PyPI repository:


Ensure that you have flask installed on your environment. You can install flask using pip3 install flask.

$ build-flask-app app_name
$ cd app_name
$ python3

Open up http://localhost:5000/ to see your Hello World app.


Below is a list of arguments you can pass when building your flask application.

Enable Debug Mode

You can enable debug mode on while creating your flask app by using the option -dB

$ python3 app_name -dB
Import style.css and app.js

You can import stylesheet and javascript file automatically while creating the app using -sS option

$ python3 app_name -sS
Create Dockerfile and docker-compose script

You can push the app to a docker container instead of running it locally. Simply use -dC option. Please note that the image generated in Dockerfile is python:3.7-alpine. You might want to change this to the non-alpine version for big projects

$ python3 app_name -dC

Coming features

  • [ ] Manual(--help)
  • [x] Debug option on (-dB)
  • [x] Include Stylesheet and Script (-sS)
  • [x] Push app to docker container (-dC)
  • [ ] Deploy on heroku (-hK)

Feel free to create issue in case something is not working :)

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