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Python Flask Basics Welcome to Flask View Args Through URL

Josh Long
Josh Long
605 Points

Hi, a little help? I'm stuck on task 3 of 3 in flask basics

The task is to change the default name from treehouse to something else. I've changed the function's argument but stuck on the view's argument. Would it be in the @app.route('/<name = XXX>') -- something in there or...?

flask_app.py
from flask import Flask

app = Flask(__name__)
@app.route('/')
@app.route('/<name>')
def hello(name = "Flossy"):
    return 'Hello {}'.format(name)

1 Answer

The code challenge wanted you to give name a default argument of "Treehouse", not "Flossy".

If you change that, it should work :)

Good luck!

~Alex

Josh Long
Josh Long
605 Points

Ahh - haha jeez, for some reason I thought it was asking me to change the default to something else. Just picked that as some arbitrary value. Thanks!

No problem :)