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A library for generating swagger open api specifications for the Flask web framework

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Flask Swagger Generator

Flask swagger generator is a library to create Swagger Open API definitions for Flask based applications. Swagger is an Interface Description Language for describing REST APIs expressed using JSON and YAML.


Install and update using pip:

pip install flask-swagger-generator



A Simple Example

from flask import Blueprint, jsonify
from flask import Flask

from flask_swagger_generator.generators import Generator
from flask_swagger_generator.specifiers import SwaggerVersion
from flask_swagger_generator.utils import SecurityType

swagger_destination_path = '/static/swagger.yaml'

# Create the bluepints
blueprint = Blueprint('objects', __name__)

# Create the flask app
app = Flask(__name__)

# Create swagger version 3.0 generator
generator = Generator.of(SwaggerVersion.VERSION_THREE)

# Add security, response and request body definitions
@generator.response(status_code=200, schema={'id': 10, 'name': 'test_object'})
@generator.request_body({'id': 10, 'name': 'test_object'})
@blueprint.route('/objects/<int:object_id>', methods=['PUT'])
def update_object(object_id):
    return jsonify({'id': 1, 'name': 'test_object_name'}), 201

generator.generate_swagger(app, destination_path=swagger_destination_path)

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