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Python Flask Basics Welcome to Flask View Args Through URL

PRoblem

from flask import Flask

app = Flask(name)

@app.route('/') @app.route('/<name>') def hello(name="Olle"): return 'Hello {name}'.format(name)

why cant i pass the task with this code?

flask_app.py
from flask import Flask

app = Flask(__name__)

@app.route('/')
@app.route('/<name>')
def hello(name="Olle"):
     return 'Hello {name}'.format(name)
Jeffrey James
Jeffrey James
2,636 Points

You have 2 app route declarations. Get rid of the first one!

Also, return "Hello {}'.format(name)

1 Answer

Chris Freeman
MOD
Chris Freeman
Treehouse Moderator 68,029 Points

When using named format fields, the arguments must be in keyword=value pairs.

Use .format(name=name)

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