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Getting Started With Python FastAPI

Published on April 19, 2021 · Updated on May 5, 2021
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By Mason Egger

Developer Advocate

Getting Started With Python FastAPI


About the Talk

Have you heard about Python’s lightning quick web framework FastAPI? FastAPI is a relatively new Python web framework that gets performance on par with Node.js and Go APIs. In this talk, we’ll deploy our first FastAPI app and dive into the features that make this framework unique. We’ll use FastAPI and Redis to build a One Time Secret API so you can securely share secrets with people.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to build and deploy your first Fast API app, a One-Time Secret app!
  • Features that make the FastAPI framework unique

This Talk Is Designed For

Python developers who are curious about the new framework that’s been taking the community by storm.

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Mason is currently a Sr. Developer Advocate at DigitalOcean who specializes in cloud infrastructure, distributed systems, and Python.

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deploying them is not so easy… I need to install gunicorn but there is no way to do that. Am I missing something? This is what my Run command looks like

gunicorn --worker-tmp-dir /dev/shm --config gunicorn.conf.py app.main:app

The error is

bash gunicorn: command not found

using sudo apt install gunicorn is also not allowed, so how do we start a FastAPI app?

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