Welcome to Flask-RESTPlus’s documentation!

Flask-RESTPlus is an extension for Flask that adds support for quickly building REST APIs. Flask-RESTPlus encourages best practices with minimal setup. If you are familiar with Flask, Flask-RESTPlus should be easy to pick up. It provides a coherent collection of decorators and tools to describe your API and expose its documentation properly (using Swagger).


flask-restplus requires Python 2.7+.


You can install flask-restplus with pip:

$ pip install flask-restplus

or with easy_install:

$ easy_install flask-restplus


This part of the documentation will show you how to get started in using Flask-RESTPlus with Flask.

API Reference

If you are looking for information on a specific function, class or method, this part of the documentation is for you.

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