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Using GET() parameters in a python script

Using GET() parameters in a python script

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Hi All,

I am trying to send some values to a python script using an AJAX call. The AJAX is calling the script properly because if I plug the values directly into the script it executes properly.

The problem I am having is when I try to send the values to my script by embedding them in the URL. Here is the JavaScript where I am sending the parameters:

CODE --> JavaScript

function sndCmd(devID, cmd){
//	alert(devID);
//	alert(cmd);
  var command = new XMLHttpRequest();
   command.onreadystatechange = function() {
    if (command.readyState == 4 && command.status == 200) {
     var result = command.responseText;
    }
  };
  command.open("GET", "http://localhost/cgi-bin/kipro/transport.py?devID="+devID+"&cmd="+cmd, true);
  command.send();
} 

and here is the function I am trying to parse the url with:

CODE --> python

#!C:\Python27\python.exe -u
import cgi
import kipro

data = cgi.fieldStorage()

devID = data.getvalue('devID')
cmd = data.getvalue('cmd')

client = kipro.Client(devID)
client.cmd() 

I have researched and the best I could find was the python get() method but every example was using a URL that was included and parsed in the same python script. I don't know how I would use the get() method with a URL that was being sent to the script.

Any help is appreciated.

Thanks in advance,

Ken

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