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Development Tools HTTP Basics Introduction to HTTP Sending Data with a POST Request

How do I know the content length?

Sorry for the simple question but I'm confused. How do I know what the content length is going to be? In the video he posted a name and language and it was 32 bytes, but that's apparently not the same in this example. Could someone help me understand?