Flash Card Generator

 import os
import openai
from flask import Flask, request, render_template

app = Flask(__name__)

# Replace 'your-api-key' with your actual OpenAI API key
openai.api_key = os.environ.get("OPENAI_API_KEY")

@app.route("/", methods=["GET"])
def index():
    return render_template("index.html")  # The form for user input

@app.route("/generate", methods=["POST"])
def generate_flashcards():
    topic = request.form["topic"]
    response = openai.Completion.create(
        prompt=f"Create 5 flashcard questions and answers about {topic}.",
    if response and response.choices:

About this template

An app that generates flashcards based on user-provided topics using the OpenAI API.

Introduction to the Flash Card Generator Template

Welcome to the Flash Card Generator template! This template is designed to help you create an application that generates flashcards on various topics using the OpenAI API. The app is built with Flask, a lightweight web application framework in Python, and it provides a simple web interface where users can enter a topic and receive a set of flashcards with questions and answers related to that topic.

Getting Started

To begin using this template, click on "Start with this Template" in the Lazy builder interface. This will set up the template in your workspace, and you can start customizing it according to your needs.

Initial Setup

Before you can start using the Flash Card Generator, you need to set up an OpenAI API key as an environment secret. Here's how to do it:

  • Go to the OpenAI website and create an account if you haven't already.
  • Once logged in, navigate to the API section and generate a new API key.
  • Copy the API key provided by OpenAI.
  • In the Lazy builder interface, go to the Environment Secrets tab.
  • Create a new secret with the key `OPENAI_API_KEY` and paste the API key you copied as the value.


With the API key set up, you're ready to test the application. Press the "Test" button in the Lazy builder interface. This will deploy your app and launch the Lazy CLI. You will not need to provide any input at this stage, as the app does not require CLI input for its core functionality.

Using the App

Once the app is deployed, Lazy will provide you with a dedicated server link. Use this link to access the web interface of the Flash Card Generator. Here's how to use it:

  • Open the provided server link in your web browser.
  • You will see a form where you can type in the topic for which you want to generate flashcards.
  • Enter your desired topic and click "Submit".
  • The app will then display a set of flashcards with questions and answers related to the topic you entered.
  • You can use the "Print Flashcards" button to print the flashcards for offline study.

Integrating the App

If you wish to integrate the Flash Card Generator into another service or frontend, you can use the server link provided by Lazy to make POST requests to the `/generate` endpoint with the topic as form data. Here's a sample request you could use:

POST /generate HTTP/1.1<br>
Host: [Your Server Link]<br>
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded<br>

And here's a sample response you might receive:

  "flashcards": [<br>
      "question": "What is the capital of France?",<br>
      "answer": "Paris"<br>

Remember, you can customize the template further to suit your specific needs. Enjoy building with Lazy!

Last published
May 18, 2024

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