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TOP 5 Python Frameworks To Start With

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Python is one of the most popular and most accessible to learn programming languages and is used almost everywhere, including in web development. There are many frameworks for it, some of which not only facilitate development but also provide tools that allow you to lift a complete site in just a couple of days.

Such frameworks belong to the category of a full-stack. They are cool, they have a lot of tools, and everything is included, but this can make them bulky, slow and inflexible. In addition to full-stack frameworks, there are other frameworks, such as micro- or asynchronous frameworks.

The main advantage of full-stack frameworks is that they already have everything you need for a complete application. There is no need to look for separate libraries for each small task and think about compatibility, so even beginners can quickly build a ready working application. In this article, we will talk about such frameworks as Django, Pyramid, TurboGears, Flask and Tornado.

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     1.Django

This web framework is one of the most popular web frameworks on Python. It allows you to make development simple, code clean and mastering fast. Django supports major databases – MySQL, SQLite, PostgreSQL and Oracle, but third-party drivers also allow you to use other drivers. It provides an abstraction level that eliminates the need to write SQL queries to retrieve/storage data in a database. Django features include its authentication, URL routing, template engine, Object Relational Mapper (ORM) and database schema migration (Django v.1.7 +).

If you select Django, you won’t have to worry about a lack of features. You’ll get everything you’d expect from this framework, from the template engine to object-relational mapping. And most importantly, it is free and has an open-source code.

 

     2. Tornado

Pyramid is an ultimately “open-source” framework for creating Python applications. Its main goal is to do as much as possible with minimal complexity. The most striking feature of the Pyramid is its ability to work well with both small and large applications. It is excellent for single-file applications and is also suitable for URLs, configuration extensions, testing, and data documentation. It is minimalistic and straightforward.

It is best suited for those developing APIs as well as prototyping and developing large web applications such as CMS. It also has an open-source code and is entirely free.

 

     3. Flask

Flask is a micro-frame, so it pays more attention to ease of operation than to functions. It takes much less time to configure and install than other frameworks, and there will be less abstraction between you and HTTP functions. The Sinatra Ruby framework inspired it. The basic idea behind Flask is to help build a solid foundation for web applications. It has several useful features: built-in development server and fast debugger, Jinja2 templating, support for secure cookies, the ability to connect any ORM.

It is best for web developers who want to use the best practices, achieve fast prototyping and create standalone applications.

     4. Pyramid

If you want something more minimalistic, you might like the Pyramid. This framework is suitable for projects of any size. It has useful features for creating sophisticated applications or scaling up initially small sites under increased load. Its main goal is to do as much as possible with minimal complexity. The most striking feature of the Pyramid is its ability to work well with both small and large applications. It’s excellent for single-file applications and is also useful for URLs, configuration extensions, testing, and data documentation. It is too minimalistic and straightforward.

It is best suited for those developing APIs as well as prototyping and developing large web applications such as CMS. It also has an open-source code and is entirely free.

 

     5. TurboGears

TurboGears is an Onsource framework for fast development of applications that work with data. It supports SQLAlchemy, Genshi, WebOb, and Repoze, so TurboGears is perfect for any system that requires excellent database support. Advantages include flexibility (TurboGears can be used both as a microframework for rapid prototyping and as a full-fledged flecking framework to support large-scale projects) and extensibility (you can create your plug-ins or complement the functionality of existing ones).

Final Words

In the article, we told only about the most popular frameworks. Some are more flexible, others are easy to use; some are better suited for small projects and others for large ones. But all of them somehow simplify development and allow you to do your project, not database interfaces or query parsing.

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