FastAPI has quickly gained popularity as a modern, fast and easy-to-use Python web framework for building RESTful APIs. In this tutorial, we show you step-by-step how to set up a FastAPI project.


First of all, make sure you have Python installed on your system. Furthermore, it is recommended to create a virtual environment in the root of your project directory. If you don't know how to set up a virtual environment, take a look at the following tutorial:

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Step 1: Install Packages

Next, use pip to install FastAPI:

pip install fastapi

Besides, an ASGI server such as Uvicorn is needed for running the FastAPI application. Install Uvicorn by running the following command:

pip install uvicorn

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