Flask & HTMLx - Open-Source Sample

Open-Source sample that uses Flask as the backend framework and HTMLx for the frontend logic - Provided by AppSeed.

Flask & HTMLx - Open-Source Sample
Flask & HTMLx - Open-Source Sample

Hello! This article presents an open-source sample crafted with Flask and HTMLx using a simple Bootstrap 5 one-page design. For newcomers, Flask is a leading web framework powered by Python and HTMLx is a lightweight JS utility library that allows accessing AJAX, CSS Transitions, WebSockets, and Server-Sent Events directly in HTML. This simple stack might help beginners code full-stack projects without being a JS guru for the frontend layer. Thanks for reading!

Flask & HTMLx (Open-Source Sample) - GIF animated presentation
Flask & HTMLx (Open-Source Sample) - GIF animated presentation 

✨ How to use the sample

To get started with the application in the machine

  • Python3 - Make sure python3 and highr=er is installed on your system before proceeding to installation instructions.
  • Git - Download and install Git.OSX and Linux come preinstalled with Git. Download and install Git on your windows machine if not installed yet.
  • Pip - We will use pip to install the required packages to be used in the project.

👉 Step 1 - cloning the repository.
$ git clone https://github.com/app-generator/sample-flask-htmlx.git
👉 Step 2 - Prepare Environment (create virtual environment)
$ # Virtualenv modules installation (Unix based systems)
$ virtualenv env
$ source env/bin/activate
$ # Virtualenv modules installation (Windows based systems)
$ # virtualenv env
$ # .\env\Scripts\activate
👉 Step 3 - Install Dependencies
$ # Install requirements
$ pip3 install -r requirements.txt
👉 Step 4 - Create Database & Tables
$ flask shell    # launch Flask Shell
>>> from app import db
>>> db.create_all()
👉 Step 5 - Start the APP
$ flask run

The app should be up & running at the address http://localhost:5000


All forms are managed by the app using HTMLx directives. Here is the Login Form Source Code and used HTMLx directives:

    <form  hx-swap="outerHTML" 
           hx-post="{{ url_for('auth.signin') }}" 
           class="p-5 bg-white shadow mh-100 col-sm-8 col-md-6 col-lg-4" novalidate >
        <p class="h3 text-center p-2">SignIn</p>
        <!-- Truncated content -->

        <div class="form-input p-1">

        <div class="form-input p-1">

        <button class="btn p-2 px-3 rounded btn-primary h1" type="submit">Sign In</button>

Thanks for reading! For more resources, feel free to access:
Flask Charts.JS and Flask-RestX - Open-Source Sample
Flask Charts.JS and Flask-RestX - Open-Source Sample