SQL, Python, and Flask

Can't get enough Python and Flask? You've taken Introduction to Programming with Python, and you aced Introduction to Creating Websites Using Python and Flask. Get ready for the exciting conclusion to this action-packed Web Wednesdays trilogy, as you polish the look and feel of your website.

The ever-popular team of Christopher Harrison and Susan Ibach return with more practical help and cool demos. Create, configure, and connect to SQL databases. Learn to structure your code. Plus, check out advanced UI options, find out what Jinja templates can do for you, and get started with Bootstrap. Get the skills you need to publish a professional website, and level up your Python and Flask knowledge!

(NOTE: To get the most out of the course, before the session, be sure to download these free tools: Visual Studio Community and Python Tools for Visual Studio. If you're a student, you have access to Visual Studio Professional 2013, for free, through DreamSpark.)

Course Outline:

  • Design of a Flask Application
  • Designing Python Classes
  • Introduction to Relational Databases
  • Connecting to Relational Databases
  • Layouts Using Jinja
  • Introduction to Bootstrap
Instructor Team
Christopher Harrison | Microsoft Content Developer | @GeekTrainer

Christopher Harrison is a self-proclaimed geek with a passion for development and educating others. He got his first introduction to technology when his father brought home a VIC-20, graduated to a Commodore 64, and kept growing from there. Christopher parlayed that into a long career as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), with a focus on .NET development, SharePoint, and SQL Server. When offered the opportunity to become a Content Developer at Microsoft, he just couldn't resist and he made the jump.

Susan Ibach | Microsoft Canada Technical Evangelist | @hockeygeekgirl
Susan Ibach is a self-professed geek and hockey nut. She is currently working as a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft Canada. This means she gets to share her geeky jokes with tech enthusiasts across the country! She taught computer programming and databases for more than 10 years and was known for her high-energy presentations. In her current role, she continues to introduce new technologies to fellow developers to help them on their projects and in their careers.
Live Event Details
March 4, 2015
9am–5pm PST
What: Fast-paced live virtual session
Cost: Free
Audience: Web Developers and others interested in coding

No SQL experience is required, but you should have some familiarity with Flask and you should have completed Introduction to Programming with Python and Introduction to Creating Websites Using Python and Flask.