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Python A Social Network with Flask Takin' Names Flask-WTF Forms

field.data

In this video forms.py line 9:

 if User.select().where(User.username == field.data).exists():

Is the "data" in field.data a variable, or it is just a function in flask?

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 67,982 Points

Hey jun cheng wong, data is the field attribute that “Contains the resulting (sanitized) value of calling either of the process methods. Note that it is not HTML escaped when using in templates.

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!

thanks chris