Now that we've prepared the way, adding the form is straightforward. (I made several small mistakes implementing this section. I found and fixed them much faster in the knowledge that the basic routing and HTTP method handling was working correctly.)
The tools you need to build this form are:
requestobject to pull information from a form field in the
All of these are readily Googlable and are also demonstrated at the current commit of the
By the way, if you're new to this end of things: I find debugging this stuff more dispiriting than debugging in other subdomains. There's a whole world of Internet knowledge: layers of protocols, error messages to be half-understood, semi-interoperable subsystems... for my psychology, it's a difficult combination. Whenever you feel this way, it's a good time to go slow, keep your commits very small, and make flashcards to help yourself retain what seem to be the most important things you keep forgetting.
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