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How do I connect to Airtable with token using python?

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baydin
4 - Data Explorer
4 - Data Explorer

I am new to Airtable development and this token thing is very confusing to me. How do I connect to Airtable to update or create my records using python?

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GavinA
8 - Airtable Astronomer
8 - Airtable Astronomer

Airtable personal access tokens are Bearer tokens, and so should be passed in the "Authorization" header of any API request. The token will need the prefix "Bearer ". So if your token is abc123, the Authorization request header will be "Bearer abc123". 

If you would like to learn more about Request headers and bearer tokens, here is a walkthrough