Flask is a good choice for what you want to do. I'd suggest using
SQLAlchemy with it. It's an absolutely excellent DB abstraction layer /
William Denton <[log in to unmask]> writes:
> I have a fairly basic web service I want to hack on that would manage some
> stuff (not too much) and feed out JSON in response to request. I'd like to do
> it in Python so I can get to know the language.
> StackOverflow is filled with comparisons of Python web frameworks, but I
> wanted to get the sense from all the Python hackers here about what framework
> might be a good one given their personal experiences.
> Django is very full-featured and well documented, and would make a complex
> project simple, but I think has more than I need; Flask looks pretty simple
> and could suit the basic service I want to do; web2py looks pretty rich.
> I know this isn't a particularly answerable question and the best thing to do
> is to try one and hack on it, and do it right the second time, but since
> future Python work might involve RDF and linked data, and there are so many
> Python people here whose opinion I value, I thought I'd throw it out.