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Python Flask REST API Resourceful Blueprints Parse the Request

everything seems good and still giving error

everything seems good and still giving error: Bummer: "description" should be in the arguments, required, and located in form or json; "measurement_type" should be in the arguments, required, and located in form or json; "name" should be in the arguments, required, and located in form or json; "quantity" should be in the arguments, of type float, required, and located in form or json; "recipe" should be in the arguments, of type positive, required, and located in form or json

resources/ingredients.py
from flask import Blueprint

from flask.ext.restful import Resource, Api, reqparse, inputs

import models


class IngredientList(Resource):
    def __init__(self):
        self.reqparse = reqparse.RequestParser()
        self.reqparse.add_argument(
            'name',
            required=True,
            location=['form', 'json']
        )
        self.reqparse.add_argument(
            'description',
            required=True,
            location=['form', 'json']
        )
        self.reqparse.add_argument(
            'measurement_type',
            required=True,
            location=['form', 'json']
        )
        self.reqparse.add_argument(
            'quantity',
            required=True,
            location=['form', 'json'],
            type=inputs.float
        )
        self.reqparse.add_argument(
            'recipe',
            required=True,
            location=['form', 'json'],
            type=inputs.positive
        )
        super().__init__()

    def get(self):
        return 'IngredientList'


class Ingredient(Resource):
    def __init__(self):
        self.reqparse = reqparse.RequestParser()
        self.reqparse.add_argument(
            'name',
            required=True,
            location=['form', 'json']
        )
        self.reqparse.add_argument(
            'description',
            required=True,
            location=['form', 'json']
        )
        self.reqparse.add_argument(
            'measurement_type',
            required=True,
            help='No course URL provided',
            location=['form', 'json']
        )
        self.reqparse.add_argument(
            'quantity',
            required=True,
            help='No course URL provided',
            location=['form', 'json'],
            type=inputs.float
        )
        self.reqparse.add_argument(
            'recipe',
            required=True,
            help='No course URL provided',
            location=['form', 'json'],
            type=inputs.positive
        )
        super().__init__()

    def get(self, id):
        return 'Ingredient'


ingredients_api = Blueprint('resources.ingredients', __name__)
api = Api(ingredients_api)
api.add_resource(IngredientList, '/api/v1/ingredients')
api.add_resource(Ingredient, '/api/v1/ingredients/<int:id>')

1 Answer

See this previous answer as it applies to you.