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Python API Development Fundamentals

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Python API Development Fundamentals

Overview of this book

Python is a flexible language that can be used for much more than just script development. By knowing the Python RESTful APIs work, you can build a powerful backend for web applications and mobile applications using Python. You'll take your first steps by building a simple API and learning how the frontend web interface can communicate with the backend. You'll also learn how to serialize and deserialize objects using the marshmallow library. Then, you'll learn how to authenticate and authorize users using Flask-JWT. You'll also learn how to enhance your APIs by adding useful features, such as email, image upload, searching, and pagination. You'll wrap up the whole book by deploying your APIs to the cloud. By the end of this book, you'll have the confidence and skill to leverage the power of RESTful APIs and Python to build efficient web applications.
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HTML Format Email

We can add a bit of color to our email by using an HTML format email instead of plaintext email. HTML format email is everywhere. I am sure you have seen images in emails, or emails with a fancy layout. Those are HTML format emails. Theoretically, to send out HTML format email using the Mailgun API, it could be as simple as passing in the HTML code as a parameter to the mailgun.send_email method.

Please refer to the following sample code to send out an HTML format email using Mailgun. We can see that we are just adding the new html parameter here:

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