What is Flask-RESTful?
Flask-RESTful is a Flask extension that allows us to quickly develop RESTful APIs. Compared to the built-in wrapper,
@app.route('/'), which we discussed in the previous chapter, Flask-RESTful allows us to maintain and structure the API endpoints in a much better and easier way.
In this chapter, we will develop our project using this Flask extension so that you will see how we can structure our endpoints.
Using Flask-RESTful to Develop Our Recipe-Sharing Platform, "Smilecook"
In this book, we are going to develop a recipe-sharing platform called Smilecook. Beginning with this chapter, we will start adding functions to it. We believe this approach will help you learn about the key concepts and skills you will need so that you can develop this application and help it reach its full potential, while at the same time helping you understand the entire development workflow.
First, we will build the basic CRUD functions of the recipes...