Stories from the Web Crawling trenches in file uploads

Sending Multipart Form Data with Python's urllib

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Feb 8, 2024

Python's urllib library provides tools to handle multipart form data for integrating with web services. Use requests library to simplify sending multipart form data.

A Beginner's Guide to Uploading Files with Python Requests

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Oct 31, 2023

Requests is a Python library for making HTTP requests, including file uploads. It simplifies the process and provides features like automatic JSON encoding and decoding. This guide walks through the steps for uploading single and multiple files, as well as additional options and error handling.

Efficient File Uploads in Python with aiohttp

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Feb 22, 2024

aiohttp provides a straightforward API for handling file uploads from clients. Validate and process uploads as byte streams. Check file headers for size/type before storage. Support multiple parallel uploads. Store uploaded files appropriately based on application needs.

Uploading Files in Python Requests: A Guide

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Feb 3, 2024

Sending file uploads via HTTP requests is a common task in many Python applications. This guide covers how to upload files using the requests library and multipart/form-data.

Troubleshooting the "bytes-like object is required" Error in Python Requests

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Feb 3, 2024

Requests requires bytes for file uploads, request body encoding, and response content decoding. Use 'rb' mode to read file data as bytes. Encode text to bytes before sending. Decode response content from bytes to strings before accessing.

Sending Data in aiohttp Requests

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Mar 3, 2024

Building web apps and APIs with aiohttp requires sending data. JSON, form data, file uploads, and custom headers are common methods.

Handling User Input in Python Requests

Author: Mohan Ganesan

Date: Feb 3, 2024

Handle user input in Python applications with the requests library. Get textual and numeric input, upload files, and handle sensitive inputs like passwords. Validate dangerous inputs to avoid security issues.

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