Advanced Python Web Dev Using Flask, Part 9 of 9: Comments and Friends

Advanced Python Web Dev Using Flask, Part 9 of 9: Comments and Friends

LearnNow Online
Updated Jun 24, 2024
Course Description

Course description

The course goes through the process of building a social web application using Python Flask and the most popular document store database in the market: MongoDB. We will go over modeling best practices, how to build efficient indexes and how to interact with it using the popular MongoEngine ORM. This course covers the fanout pattern, adding the feed form to profile view, and messages in profile views.

Each LearnNowOnline training course is made up of Modules (typically an hour in length). Within each module there are Topics (typically 15-30 minutes each) and Subtopics (typically 2-5 minutes each). There is a Post Exam for each Module that must be passed with a score of 70% or higher to successfully and fully complete the course.


• Good knowledge of the Python programming language • Good knowledge of the Flask web framework • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and jQuery

Meet the expert

Jorge Escobar

Jorge Escobar is an engineer at FINDMINE.  In addition to being a consultant and working with companies like MongoDB, Venmo and Knewton he also has a passion for teaching and is an instructor for Stone River eLearning


Video Runtime

80 Minutes

Time to complete

100 Minutes


Course Outline

Feed Form and Messages

The Fanout Pattern (17:48)

  • Introduction (00:13)
  • The Fanout Pattern (07:00)
  • The Feed Model (10:26)
  • Summary (00:08)

Adding the Feed Form to Profile View (22:37)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Adding the Feed Form to Profile View (06:36)
  • Feed Views (15:44)
  • Summary (00:08)

Feed Process Message (19:41)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Feed Process Message (08:36)
  • Feed Message Template (10:48)
  • Summary (00:08)

Messages in Profile Views (20:16)

  • Introduction (00:08)
  • Messages in Profile Views (13:21)
  • Feed Home (06:38)
  • Summary (00:08)