Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

Python Flask Basics Welcome to Flask Request args

I have watched this video over and over?

what is the question asking. I have had some answers from others but nothing is passing.

from flask import Flask
from flask import request

app = Flask(__name__)

def index():
    return "Hello from {}".format(name)

2 Answers

Yeap, the Flask course is pretty confusing. I wish Treehouse would give us some kind of response regarding this complaints. Anyway, here is what you should do in this task:

from flask import Flask

app = Flask(__name__)

def hello(name='Eric'):
     return 'Hello {}'.format(name)

Thank you for your help. I've tried the solution you offered, but I still get errors. Is there a way a to get specific feedback from the instructor. Really trying to get this module done before midnight. I've spent a couple hours trying different things for this one question. Any advice?

Yes, sorry, i got confused there for a second. This code should work:

from flask import Flask, request
app = Flask(__name__)

def index(name= "Treehouse"):
    name = request.args.get('name', name)
    return "Hello {}".format(name)