Python Flask Basics Welcome to Flask Create an app

Carlos Campos
Carlos Campos
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 4,487 Points

What am I doing wrong?

am I not supposed to use ()

flask_app.py
from flask import Flask

app= Flask (_name_) 

1 Answer

Matt Hanson
MOD
Matt Hanson
Treehouse Moderator 17,659 Points

Hey José, you're close. A couple small things:

You need to use two underscores on either side of name, rather than one. This is whats known in Python as a double underscore, or "dunder" method.

Also, keep an eye on your spacing. There should be a space between your variable name and the equals sign, and there should be no space between Flask and the following parentheses.

Hope this helps!