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Python Flask REST API API Protection Create User

i keep on getting the message couldn't create a valid password

Now, inside of UserList.post, check that the "password" and "confirm_password" args are equal to each other. If they're not, raise an Exception. If they are equivalent, go ahead and create the user and send it back.

from flask import Blueprint

from flask.ext.restful import Resource, Api, reqparse, marshal_with, fields

import models

user_fields = {
    'username': fields.String

class UserList(Resource):
    def __init__(self):
        self.reqparse = reqparse.RequestParser()
            location=['form', 'json']
            location=['form', 'json']
            location=['form', 'json']


def post(self):
    args = self.reqparse.parse_args()
    if args.get('password') == args.get('confirm_password'):
        user = models.User.create(**args)
        return marshal(user, user_fields), 201
    return make_response(json.dumps({'error': 'Password and confirm_password do not match'}), 400)

users_api = Blueprint('resources.users', __name__)
api = Api(users_api)
api.add_resource(UserList, '/api/v1/users')

1 Answer

Megan Amendola
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Megan Amendola
Treehouse Teacher

At least from your code above, it seems like your post method and @marshal_with are not inside of your class. If you tab it over so it's inside of your class it should pass.