First Steps with Python and Bottle

First Steps with Python & Bottle web framework

Do you want to build your first web application with Python? Or have you been working with a full-featured web framework such as Django or Pyramid and want to try out a microframework? Take four minutes to watch this video and check off “get started using the Bottle web framework” from your 2016 to-do list:

The Code

You can snag the code in the video via this GitHub Gist or just copy from here into a file named

Make sure to pip install bottle from PyPI and then run the following command:

That’s it, 15 lines of code to respond to incoming HTTP requests with a simple response!

More Resources

With your quick introduction to Bottle out of the way, here’s where to go next to keep learning:

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