1.13. FastAPI

1.13.1. Rationale

1.13.2. Install

pip install fastapi uvicorn

1.13.3. Example

from typing import Optional
from fastapi import FastAPI

app = FastAPI()


@app.get("/")
async def read_root():
    return {"Hello": "World"}


@app.get("/items/{item_id}")
async def read_item(item_id: int, q: Optional[str] = None):
    return {"item_id": item_id, "q": q}
Code 1.66. User Agent
from typing import Optional
from fastapi import FastAPI, Header

app = FastAPI()


@app.get("/")
async def info(user_agent: Optional[str] = Header(None)):
    return [{"User-Agent": user_agent}]
Code 1.67. Pydantic
from typing import Optional
from fastapi import FastAPI
from pydantic import BaseModel

app = FastAPI()


class Item(BaseModel):
    name: str
    price: float
    is_offer: Optional[bool] = None


@app.get("/")
def read_root():
    return {"Hello": "World"}


@app.get("/items/{item_id}")
def read_item(item_id: int, q: Optional[str] = None):
    return {"item_id": item_id, "q": q}


@app.put("/items/{item_id}")
def update_item(item_id: int, item: Item):
    return {"item_name": item.name, "item_id": item_id}

1.13.4. Run

$ uvicorn main:app --reload
INFO: Uvicorn running on http://127.0.0.1:8000 (Press CTRL+C to quit)
INFO: Started reloader process [28720]
INFO: Started server process [28722]
INFO: Waiting for application startup.
INFO: Application startup complete.