Error In querying Genderize.io. Can someone please help

John Gordon gordon at panix.com
Thu Dec 1 17:31:46 EST 2016


In <af121073-5d8f-4fcd-933e-4f9ba8be279f at googlegroups.com> handar94 at gmail.com writes:

> import requests
> import json
> names={'katty','Shean','Rajat'};
> for name in names:
>     request_string="http://api.genderize.io/?"+name
>     r=requests.get(request_string)
>     result=json.loads(r.content)

You're using http: instead of https:, and you're using ?katty instead
of ?name=katty, and therefore the host does not recognize your request
as an API call and redirects you to the normal webpage.

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