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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

not sure what i am doing wrong

from flask import Flask
from flask import request
app = Flask(__name__)

def index(name="Hello Manuel"):
    name= request.args.get('name',name) 
    return "Hello from ()".format(name)

1 Answer

Benjamin Lange
Benjamin Lange
16,178 Points

There are two things you need to fix to pass this challenge.

First, the question asks for you to return "Hello {name}". Remove the "from" in your return. The challenges are very specific, so make sure you read the challenge carefully. It's easy to skim over the challenge and miss little details.

Second, when using the format method on a string in Python, the place holders are curly braces "{}" not parentheses "()".

Once you make those two changes, you should be good to go.