Valentin Coudert Valentin Coudert - 4 years ago 313
Python Question

Blueprint's before_request not called (Flask)

I'm working on someone's else code and cannot find how to make the

function called.

Am I doing anything wrong ?

I have

from server.api.line.blueprint import line_api_blueprint
from server.api.stopping_point.blueprint import stopping_point_blueprint

app = Flask(__name__)
app.register_blueprint(line_api_blueprint, url_prefix=u"/api/line")
app.register_blueprint(stopping_point_blueprint, url_prefix=u"/api/stopping_point")

def check_if_connected():
print "\n\n\n LOOOOOOL \n\n\n" # never printed


line_api_blueprint = Blueprint(u'line_api', __name__)

line_api = Factory().build(u"LineApi")

@line_api_blueprint.route(u'/', methods=[u"GET"])
def line():
if request.method == u"GET":
return jsonify({
u"items": line_api.list()
}), 200


It works well if I move the
handler to the blueprint file. So I guess it has something to do with the import but when I print
, it says it's a correct blueprint object.

Answer Source

Flask doesn't see what happens to the blueprint after it is registered. All setup, such as registering before request functions, must happen before registering the blueprint. Typically, things are registered near the blueprint's definition or in it's package, not after a semantically unrelated import.

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