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Python Flask Basics Welcome to Flask Request args

Import request from Flask. Then update the index view to return "Hello {name}", replacing {name} with a name argument in

Whats wrong with my code

from flask import Flask
from flask import request

app = Flask(__name__)

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

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,029 Points

Hey jun cheng wong, you are very close!

Correct the following:

  • the second argument to request.args.get() is the default value if the searched term is not in the query string. name is not defined. Choose a defined string, or add name as a keyword parameter to index with a default value.
  • the f-string is missing its f

Post back if you need more help. Good luck!!!

thanks, get it