Prior to PyCharm 2018.1, the Flask CLI features weren’t yet fully integrated into PyCharm. We have to do a few tweaks to get them working smoothly. These instructions should be similar for any other IDE you might want to use.
In PyCharm, with your project open, click on Run from the menu bar and go to Edit Configurations. You’ll be greeted by a screen similar to this:
PyCharm is the premier Python IDE (integrated development environment). You will be hard pressed to find an editor that gives a more holistic way to build Python applications. While powerful, IDEs can be daunting to learn with all their features. That’s why this course shows you how they all work.