richie richie - 1 year ago 125
JSON Question

How to use python urllib2 to send json data for login

I want to use python urllib2 to simulate a login action, I use Fiddler to catch the packets and got that the login action is just an ajax request and the username and password is sent as json data, but I have no idea how to use urllib2 to send json data, help...

Answer Source
import urllib2
import json
# Whatever structure you need to send goes here:
jdata = json.dumps({"username":"...", "password":"..."})
urllib2.urlopen("", jdata)

This assumes you're using HTTP POST to send a simple json object with username and password.

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