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Python Accessing an API with Python

Kinjal Mehta
Kinjal Mehta
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res.text gives me some doctype html code and not the random user data.

While trying to read the api text it shows some doctype html code instead of random user data.

1 Answer

Rachel KTY Johnson
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Rachel KTY Johnson
Treehouse Project Reviewer

Hey Kinjal Mehta !

I've just given it a go with https://randomuser.me/api and it's returning data in the form of a dictionary. Are you sure you're using that URL and not something like https://randomuser.me? If we're querying an endpoint that doesn't return data, then can return html code!