Python has been the trending language and becoming more and more popular since a few years. Although it gained its popularity in 2003 , it was introduced in the 1980s  by Guido van Rossum at Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in the Netherlands as a successor to the ABC language.

It gained its popularity due to its simple english statements like syntax , extensible and rich set of libraries and frameworks, readymade packages and modules.

In this blog we’ll discuss..

What is a Framework, and why would you need it.
Types Of Frameworks.
The Most Popular Frameworks In Python.

What Are Frameworks

A framework is a software, with which you don’t need to create or implement things from scratch and instead use the given basic structure and just start making your own project. And that’s why frameworks usually have boilerplates.

Frameworks can reduce time required to develop a project.

For example, Django and Flask are back-end frameworks built on top of Python and as so called Python Frameworks, whereas React and Angular are front-end frameworks known as Javascript Frameworks.

Types Of Frameworks

Frameworks are in almost every domain and mostly open-source,you can just install it in your IDE and get started or contribute a new feature or request an edit. Most famous categories where frameworks are used for development are

Web Application Frameworks
DataScience Frameworks
Mobile Development Frameworks
And so on..

Top 5 Frameworks In Python

1. Django

The web framework for perfectionists with deadlines.

Django is..

Ridiculously fast
Reassuringly secure
Exceedingly scalable

It is a high-level Python Framework.It can handle much of the hassle of web development so that you can just focus on writing the application without reinventing the wheel. Django uses Object Relational Mapping(ORM) to connect to a database using object oriented paradigm.

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Hello world App with Django

fromdjango.httpimport HttpResponse

fromdjango.viewsimport View


classHomeView(View):

         def get(self, request, *args, **kwargs):

                return HttpResponse(‘Hello World!’)

The setup and structure has not been manifested in the above code.

Top Companies using Django..

Instagram
Dropbox
Youtube
Spotify
Coursera
Udemy
Pinterest

2. Flask

One drop at a time

Flask is

Lightweight
Pythonic
Dependant on Werkzeug and Jinja

Flask is another micro web framework for web application development. Flask is easy to get started as a beginner because there are less boilerplates than django and the developer can have more control over structure and flow of the application.

Hello World App with Flask

from flask import Flask

app = Flask(__name__)


@app.route(‘/’)

def hello_world():

       return “Hello World!”

The setup and structure has not been manifested in the above code.

Top Companies using Flask..

Reddit
MIT
Uber
Lyft
Mozilla
Netflix

3. Web2py

Simple And Easy To Learn

Web2py has…

No prerequisites for installation
Provides data security from malicious attacks.
Provides one click deployment.

class HelloRequestHandler(BaseHTTPRequestHandler):

      def do_GET(self):

          if self.path != ‘/’:

             self.send_error(404, “Not found”)

             return

          self.send_response(200)

          self.send_header(‘Content-type’, ‘text/html; charset=utf-8’)

          self.end_headers()

          response_text = textwrap.dedent(”’\

         <html>

             <body>

                 <h1>Hello World!</h1>

             </body>

         </html>

          ”’)

          self.wfile.write(response_text.encode(‘utf-8’))

server_address = (”, 8000)

httpd = HTTPServer(server_address, HelloRequestHandler)

httpd.serve_forever()

Companies Using Web2py..

Rune Interactive
Sarapis
Vidjil
StopStalk
Food2Fork
Groupthink

4. CherryPy

A minimalist python framework

CherryPy is…

Simple
cost effective deployment
Devoted community

Cherrypie does not provide utilities for frontend framework and instead lets the developer make those decisions. Contrast to other python frameworks like django, flask or bottle CherryPy does its best to give full control over application structure and design with almost no boilerplates.

Hello World App with CherryPy.

import cherrypy

class HelloWorld(object):

        @cherrypy.expose

        def index(self):

              return “Hello World!”

cherrypy.quickstart(HelloWorld())

Companies using CherryPy.

YouGov Global
CherryMusic
Linstic
Fight.Watch
Aculab Cloud

5. TurboGears

The Web Framework That Scales With You

Turbo Gears provides..

Multi database support
Designer Friendly template system
Makes AJAX heavy apps easier

TurboGears ,a mega python web framework uses WSGI components and is designed around MVC (Model-View-Controller) module. It is easier and more maintainable.

Hello world app with Turo Gears

from wsgiref.simple_server import make_server

fromtgimport expose, TGController

fromtgimport MinimalApplicationConfigurator


classRootController(TGController):

    @expose(content_type=”text/plain”)

    def index(self):

          return ‘Hello World’

 config = MinimalApplicationConfigurator()

 config.update_blueprint({

    ‘root_controller’: RootController()

 })


 httpd = make_server(‘ ‘, 8080, config.make_wsgi_app())

 httpd.serve_forever()

Top companies using TurboGear..

Ableton AG
Noble Energy, Inc.
Annex Consulting Group Inc.
enGenius Consulting Group Inc.
Stevens Institute of Technology

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