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Hit the Flask and Get Some REST: Rewriting (some of) our API in Python

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Originally authored by Joan Touzet

In a talk last year, I explained the design decisions that led us to rewrite the supporting API layer to our back-end systems in Python using the Flask microframework to create a unified, RESTful API. The new API layer, codenamed Wilson, will be available to our customers in the next few months.

View the slides here or watch the video of my presentation here.

It was a pleasure to present early results from our API improvement project. The conference was a blast, full of great people and interesting talks. I'm already looking forward to PyCon Canada 2013!

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