Many of our customers are building useful services using our webhook feature — but unfortunately, others are not. Often we hear that no one on their team is proficient enough to write a service that can ingest a webhook payload and do something with the data. That leaves them either hoping to get cycles from their development team (unlikely) or continuing to do without.
But what if you could write your own web services? How many routine tasks that involve taking data from system A and inputting it into system B could you automate?
Learning to code well enough can be a major skill in your tool chest and a major asset for optimizing security processes in your organization.
So in this post, I’m going to walk you through a tutorial that will get you started on the road to writing your own web services using Python Flask.