I want to make a simple program that is able to process POST request like a servlet does in Java. I'm finding all kinds of documentation on how to make a request in python, but that's not what I'm looking to do. I am looking to respond to a custom request.
For example I would like to put http://localhost:808...t.py?data=hello into my browser and have pyservlet.py come up with a response.
I'm aware I could use a cgi script, but it feels old & clunky. I've tried to look into urllib.request, http.client, and http.server, however I'm banging my head against the wall trying to understand which library (or libraries?) I should be using. I've also looked at the third party requests library, does anyone have any opinion on that?
If someone has a simple boiler-plate or hello world example that would be awesome
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Re: Which library to use to make a servlet like program?
Posted 22 August 2014 - 08:42 AM
After skimming the links you have provided, the requests package seems like it could be promising. Depending on what your overall goal is, I don't believe it would take long to trial the urllib.request package and the requests third party package. Based on how easy you found it to implement would be your deciding factor?
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