Flask Boilerplate

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Flask Boilerplate


The flask-boilerplate is a quick-start project that allows users to easily set up a Flask server for their web applications. This boilerplate provides a streamlined setup process, enabling users to focus on building their application rather than spending time on initial server configuration.


  • Rapid Setup: The flask-boilerplate simplifies the process of setting up a Flask server by providing a pre-configured project structure and necessary dependencies.
  • Flask Server: The boilerplate includes a Flask server that runs on port 3000, allowing users to immediately start developing their web application.
  • Container Support: Users have the option to run the flask server within a Docker container, providing an isolated environment and seamless deployment.


To install and utilize the flask-boilerplate, follow these steps:

  1. Clone the repository:
git clone https://github.com/username/flask-boilerplate.git
  1. Navigate into the project directory:
cd flask-boilerplate
  1. Install the required dependencies:
pip install -r requirements.txt
  1. Optionally, build and start the Docker container:
docker build -t flask-boilerplate .
docker run -d -p 3000:3000 flask-boilerplate
  1. Alternatively, run the Flask server without Docker:
python app.py


The flask-boilerplate is a convenient starting point for developing Flask-based web applications. With its rapid setup process, pre-configured project structure, and optional Docker support, users can swiftly get started with building their applications. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced developer, the flask-boilerplate simplifies the initial server setup, allowing you to focus on the core development tasks.