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Discussion on: Migrating a Super Simple CRUD App from Flask to FastAPI

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Narendra Kumar Vadapalli

Flask==2.0.0 also provides the app.get, app.post etc... Probably swagger is the only built in advantage here? Plugins like Flask-RestX provide the swagger functionality but with additional boilerplate. In that sense FastAPI is cleaner w.r.t documentation

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zayyadi

Asynchronous support in FastAPI made it clear of Flask for API development

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Sylvain Chateau

I think Flask supports async since the version 2

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zayyadi

Yeah, not as extensive as FastAPI