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JavaScript

Hannah Stahl
Hannah Stahl
991 Points

Handling AJAX data in Python file

Hi, I just finished watching the tutorial on AJAX basics. I understand how to send data to a Python file via AJAX, but what I don't understand is how to handle that data in the Python file itself. What code do I need to write in the Python file to grab the incoming piece(s) of data, and what code do I need to write to send my response back? Thank you!!

2 Answers

Dave McFarland
STAFF
Dave McFarland
Treehouse Teacher

Great question Hannah Stahl

Our Python teacher, Kenneth Love is the best to answer that.

Kenneth Love
STAFF
Kenneth Love
Treehouse Guest Teacher

Hi Hannah Stahl. Most of the time, this would be handled by some sort of Python web framework, like Flask or Django. They'd be listening on a certain address or port, your AJAX would send the request there, and then the framework would handle processing the incoming request data. It would then be able to send a response back.

Do you have any code you show of your Python script?