multiple flask apps on same server

To run multiple Flask apps on the same server, you can follow these steps:

  1. Import the Flask module: Begin by importing the Flask module in your Python script. This module will provide you with the necessary tools and functionalities to create and run your Flask apps.

  2. Create separate Flask app instances: Each Flask app should have its own instance. To create a new instance, use the Flask class and assign it to a variable. You can do this for each of your Flask apps.

  3. Define routes and views: For each Flask app, define the routes and views that will handle incoming requests. Routes are URLs that the app will respond to, while views are the functions that will be executed when a particular route is accessed.

  4. Run the Flask app: To run each Flask app, use the run() method on each app instance. Specify the host and port on which you want the app to run. By default, the Flask app will run on http://localhost:5000.

  5. Configure the server: If you want to run multiple Flask apps on the same server, you need to configure the server to handle multiple apps. This can be done by using a WSGI (Web Server Gateway Interface) server like Gunicorn or uWSGI. These servers are designed to handle multiple concurrent requests and can be configured to run multiple Flask apps.

  6. Configure the routing: In the server's configuration, you need to specify the routing rules for each Flask app. This will ensure that incoming requests are correctly routed to the corresponding Flask app instance.

  7. Start the server: Finally, start the server and make sure it is properly configured to handle multiple Flask apps. You can do this by running the server command, such as gunicorn app1:app, where app1 is the name of your first Flask app instance.

By following these steps, you can successfully run multiple Flask apps on the same server, allowing each app to handle its own set of routes and views. Remember to properly configure the server and routing to ensure that the requests are correctly distributed to the respective Flask app instances.