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Python Django Basics What a View! HttpResponse

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I'm guessing you're stuck with most of it, so I'm going to try to explain it.

  • To create a view first you have to import HttpResponse from django.http
  • Then you would need to create your view by defining a the function which in this case is called index
  • Lastly we simply return a HTTP response that contains the string 'Hello Treehouse'

Like so:

from django.http import HttpResponse

def index(request):
    return HttpResponse('Hello Treehouse')

I'd recommend reading a bit more on it, here's the link that Kenneth provided to help out https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/1.10/topics/http/views/#a-simple-view