How To Serve Flask Applications with Gunicorn and Nginx

In this guide, we’ll build a simple Python application using the Flask microframework on your server. We’ll set up the Gunicorn application server, and configure Nginx to act as a front-end reverse proxy to serve your Flask application. Choose your operating system below to get started.

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