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Web App Development Made Simple with Streamlit

By : Rosario Moscato
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Web App Development Made Simple with Streamlit

By: Rosario Moscato

Overview of this book

This book is a comprehensive guide to the Streamlit open-source Python library and simplifying the process of creating web applications. Through hands-on guidance and realistic examples, you’ll progress from crafting simple to sophisticated web applications from scratch. This book covers everything from understanding Streamlit's central principles, modules, basic features, and widgets to advanced skills such as dealing with databases, hashes, sessions, and multipages. Starting with fundamental concepts like operation systems virtualization, IDEs, development environments, widgets, scripting, and the anatomy of web apps, the initial chapters set the groundwork. You’ll then apply this knowledge to develop some real web apps, gradually advancing to more complex apps, incorporating features like natural language processing (NLP), computer vision, dashboards with interactive charts, file uploading, and much more. The book concludes by delving into the implementation of advanced skills and deployment techniques. By the end of this book, you’ll have transformed into a proficient developer, equipped with advanced skills for handling databases, implementing secure login processes, managing session states, creating multipage applications, and seamlessly deploying them on the cloud.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
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Part 1: Getting Started with Streamlit
Part 2: Building a Basic Web App for Essential Streamlit Skills
Part 3: Developing Advanced Skills with a Covid-19 Detection Tool
Part 4: Advanced Techniques for Secure and Customizable Web Applications

Part 1: Getting Started with Streamlit

Part 1 serves as the foundation for your journey into Streamlit. It begins with a comprehensive introduction to Streamlit, highlighting its significance in the realm of web app development. You are then guided through setting up the necessary Python coding environment, ensuring a smooth start. The part culminates with an in-depth exploration of Streamlit’s diverse features and functionalities, providing a solid base of understanding for you to start building your own web application. This part is crucial for establishing the knowledge and skills needed for the more advanced concepts covered in later sections of the book.

This part contains the following chapters:

  • Chapter 1, Getting to Know Streamlit – A Brief Overview
  • Chapter 2, Setting Up the Python Coding Environment
  • Chapter 3, Exploring Streamlit’s Features and Functionality