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Created March 15, 2012 19:08
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Flask application configuration using an environment variable and YAML
from flask_extended import Flask
app = Flask(__name__)
app.config.from_yaml(os.join(app.root_path, 'config.yml'))
COMMON: &common
SECRET_KEY: insecure
DEVELOPMENT: &development
<<: *common
STAGING: &staging
<<: *common
SECRET_KEY: sortasecure
PRODUCTION: &production
<<: *common
SECRET_KEY: shouldbereallysecureatsomepoint
import os
import yaml
from flask import Flask as BaseFlask, Config as BaseConfig
class Config(BaseConfig):
"""Flask config enhanced with a `from_yaml` method."""
def from_yaml(self, config_file):
env = os.environ.get('FLASK_ENV', 'development')
self['ENVIRONMENT'] = env.lower()
with open(config_file) as f:
c = yaml.load(f)
c = c.get(env, c)
for key in c.iterkeys():
if key.isupper():
self[key] = c[key]
class Flask(BaseFlask):
"""Extended version of `Flask` that implements custom config class"""
def make_config(self, instance_relative=False):
root_path = self.root_path
if instance_relative:
root_path = self.instance_path
return Config(root_path, self.default_config)
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