A very basic app factory pattern for flask projects

I am planning to do a series of posts where we will progressively build a demo ecommerce website using Flask, SQLAlchemy and React. The boilerplate repositories prepared for these posts might serve as useful starter kits for others. Plus it will help the reader get a feel of building a production grade website from scratch.

These posts will be based on some of my learnings obtained from building an ecommerce website for the past 6 years. Since I mostly worked on backend apis, devops and analytics — my posts will be focused more on those…