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Python Flask Basics Character Builder Parse a JSON string

Ron Tovbin
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Ron Tovbin
Python Web Development Techdegree Student 6,268 Points

Not sure what is being asked here. single argument, using json parse it where does the json object exist to get it from?

Any ideas?

from_json.py
import json

def from_json(arg):
    json_data = json.dumps({})
    json_data["arg"] = "value"
    return json_data.get(arg)

1 Answer

Alex Koumparos
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Alex Koumparos
Python Development Techdegree Student 36,862 Points

Hi Ron,

The json object is what is being passed into your function to parse. All you need to do is apply the json method to convert a json object to a string (hint: it's the opposite to dumps) then return it.

Cheers

Alex