WSGI Applications - Level 2

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Python is one of the most commonly used programming languages in the world. Due to the flexibility of the language it is used for a wide range of use cases such as: web application development, data science, machine learning, video games, etc.

Most developers will work on or surrounding web applications at some point in their career. Web applications are ubiquitous across industries and use cases.

The Python community established a universal interface between web servers and web applications known as the Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI). Understanding this low level API provides a foundation for learning higher level abstractions.

In this learning path you'll learn:

How to create WSGI applications.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain WSGI applications
  • Explain WSGI middleware


Your certificate for this learning path

Training Content

Hands-on Lab - Intermediate - 2h
Python: Introduction to WSGI Applications
The Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI) specification defines a simple universal-interface between web servers and web applications. Enabling web developers to mix and match WSGI compliant servers and applications. This lab introduces some of the primary concepts of WSGI applications.
About the Author
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Ben Lambert is a software engineer and was previously the lead author for DevOps and Microsoft Azure training content at Cloud Academy. His courses and learning paths covered Cloud Ecosystem technologies such as DC/OS, configuration management tools, and containers. As a software engineer, Ben’s experience includes building highly available web and mobile apps. When he’s not building software, he’s hiking, camping, or creating video games.

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