How can I return the value of a key from data that is in json format?

I recieved a server response (r = request.get(url,auth) with data that I searched using 'api/2/search?jql=' with certain paramaters I need. However, how do I get or print the issueId number (only) of the tickets in the list of the search? 

For example: 

The data would look like:

{u'issues': [{u'key': u'x-123', u'fields': {u'customfield_123': None}......}

And, I would like to get the value/string 'x-123' (only) from 'key'.

I have done the following, but to no avail:

r.json()['issues'] #returns all values for issues

r.json()['issues':'key'] # returns TypeError: unhashable type.

 

Thanks in advance for those who help.

1 answer

Nevermind. I figured it out.

It is a dictionary nested in a list that is nested in a dictionary. Therefore, the correct call would look something like:                

data[‘issues'][0][‘key']

Thanks anyway.

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