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Python Flask Basics Welcome to Flask First Steps

brandon nelson
brandon nelson
1,571 Points

Having trouble installing flask

Hi, I recently downloaded Python 3.5.1 and I am trying to install flask and run its libraries in my interpreter. I installed pip and flask in the terminal; however when I try to run something with flask in my interpreter I am getting an error.

The file I am trying to run is: from flask import Flask app = Flask(name)

@app.route("/") def hello(): return "Hello World!"

if name == "main": app.run()

The error I am getting is: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/Users/elizabethcurrier/Documents/hello.py", line 1, in <module> from flask import Flask ImportError: No module named 'flask'

Thank you for any help with this. Brandon

1 Answer

Guy Scorpion
Guy Scorpion
11,053 Points

Looks like you missed the double underscores

app = Flask(__name__)

if __name__ == '__main__':