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Flask Framework Cookbook by Shalabh Aggarwal

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Rendering to templates

After writing the views, we will surely want to render the content on a template and get information from the underlying database.

Getting ready

To render to templates, we will use Jinja2 as the templating language. Refer to Chapter 2, Templating with Jinja2, to understand templating in depth.

How to do it…

We will again work in reference to our existing catalog application from the previous recipe. We will now modify our views to render templates and then display data from the database in these templates.

The following is the modified views.py code and the templates. The complete app can be downloaded from the code bundle provided with this book.

We will start by modifying our views, that is, flask_catalog_template/my_app/catalog/views.py ...

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