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Python Flask Basics Welcome to Flask Clean URL Arguments

Brian Patterson
Brian Patterson
19,588 Points

Not importing the arguments

I have input this code and I am not able to get the arguments to work

from flask import Flask


app = Flask(__name__)


@app.route('/')
@app.route('/<name>')
def hello(name="Treehouse"):

    return "Hello from {}".format(name)

if __name__ == '__main__':
    app.run(debug=True)

On I side not I don't want to run this workspaces.

I'm using sublime text 3. I copied your code and it worked for me. what do you have in the URL? Type 127.0.0.1:5000 into the URL .

from flask import Flask

app = Flask(__name__)


@app.route('/')
def index(name="Treehouse"):
    return "Hello from {}".format(name)


if __name__ == "__main__":
    app.run(debug=True)