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How to read Ajax passed JSON object in Python?



How to read Ajax passed JSON object in .py file? Below are my code snippets from Splunk view, web.conf and .py file.
Looking for code snippet in How to read Ajax passed JSON object here????? section of my .py file


var dataVal = {'JSONObjKey': JSONObject,'SimpleString': 'String1'};
var JsonData = JSON.stringify(dataVal);
function callScript(){
                   type: "POST",
                   url: "/custom/MyApp/my_script/my_endpoint",
                   data: JsonData,
                   contentType: "application/json; charset=utf-8",
                   dataType: "json",
                   success: function(data) {
                       console.log("success returned");
                   error: function(xhr){



import logging
import cherrypy
import splunk.appserver.mrsparkle.controllers as controllers
from splunk.appserver.mrsparkle.lib.util import make_splunkhome_path
from splunk.appserver.mrsparkle.lib.decorators import expose_page

 _APPNAME = 'MyApp'
 def setup_logger(level):
  logger = logging.getLogger('splunk.appserver.%s.controllers.my_script' % _APPNAME)
  logger.propagate = False  # Prevent the log messages from being duplicated in the python.log file
  file_handler = logging.handlers.RotatingFileHandler(
      make_splunkhome_path(['var', 'log', 'splunk', 'my_script_controller.log']), maxBytes=25000000, backupCount=5)
  formatter = logging.Formatter('%(asctime)s %(levelname)s %(message)s')
  return logger
 logger = setup_logger(logging.DEBUG)

 class my_script(controllers.BaseController):
  @expose_page(must_login=True, methods=['POST'])
  def my_endpoint(self, **kwargs):
   cherrypy.response.headers['Content-Type'] = 'application/json'
 <<<<<<How to read ajax passed JSON object here?????>>>>>>>
 <<<<<<kwargs['JSONObjKey'] doesn't work here>>>>>>>
   return "Return JSON Object data here????"
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in python you will want to import json for handling json.

Here's how to use the json library:

I would not use cherrypy here though. cherrypy is deprecated in Splunk.

GIve this a read:

and refer to the github link at the end of the presentation for sample code.

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