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Get Autogenerated Serializers and APi End Points

Project description

Autogenerated Api

Get Autogenerated Serializers and API EndPoints

Requirements

- django
- djangorestframework
Tested with all Django versions from `1.8.x to 2.x.x`	

Released with latest version of Django.

Note

For Django==1.8.x
	- djangorestframework==3.4.2

Installing autogenerated-api

autogenerated-api built for django.

pip install autogenerated_api

Customizable Files in Apps

django_app architecture looks like
- app_name
	- __init__.py
	- admin.py
	- models.py
	- serializers.py
	- tests.py
	- views.py

serilizers.py

from .models import ModelName
from autogenerated_api.serializers import DeadlySerializerFactory
ModelNameDeadlySerializer = DeadlySerializerFactory(modelName)
- DeadlySerializerFactory `Optional Paramaters`
	- nest = ["field_1","field_2"] 
	- nested_fields = {"field_name_in_releation" : ["related_model_field_1","related_model_field_2"]}
	- if you want to get all fields of model while is in relation
		- nested_fields = {"field_name_in_reletion" : ["*"]}
	- exclude = ["field_1","field_2"] : fields that you want to exclude	

ModelNameDeadlySerializer = DeadlySerializerFactory(modelName,nest,nested_fields,exclude)	

views.py

import app_name.models
import app_name.serializers
from autogenerated_api.autogeneration import make_all_viewsets

make_all_viewsets(__name__)

Create a new file api_urls.py in main project folder.

Main project folder Architecture

- main_proj_name
	- __init__.py
	- settings.py
	- urls.py
	- wsgi.py
	- api_urls.py

Add below codes in api_urls.py file.

import app_name.views
from django.urls import path, re_path , include

from autogenerated_api import autogenerated_urls
urlpatterns = autogenerated_urls.urlpatterns

urlpatterns += []

Adding to URLs

Add the Below urls.py

import django
dj_version = django.get_version()

from django.contrib import admin
try:
    from django.urls import path, include , re_path
except ImportError:
    from django.conf.urls import include, url

try: 
    from django.core.urlresolvers import reverse 
except ImportError: 
    from django.urls import reverse

import re

if re.search('^2[\d.]+',str(dj_version)):
    urlpatterns = [
            re_path(r'^api/', include(('main_proj_name.api_urls', 'main_proj_name') , namespace="api")),
    ]
else:
    urlpatterns = [
        url(r'^admin/', include(admin.site.urls)),
        url(r'^api/', include('main_proj_name.api_urls' , namespace="api")),
    ]

Customizable Fields in Settings.

AUTOGENERATE_APPS = ["app_name"]

Finally, you will get autogenerated seraializers and end points.

- Autogenerated End Points
	- `/api/model_name_in_lower/` :  list out all the model_instance
	- `/api/model_name_in_lower/<instance_id>` : you will get detail of instance of given id  

Why use autogenerated_api?

Through autogenerated_api module , you can directly create serializers coresponding to each model and can also access the all fields value of model which are in relation (m2m or foreignkey relationship).

To get the list of model instance , You have to write an api end points , like ListAPiView and for getting the detail of model instance, have to implement DetailAPIView or RetrieveApiView end points.

Now , You don't have to create these APi-end points and get worry about the serailizers . This module will take care. Just , follow the steps that i mentioned above.

Coming

- Module with more functionality and more autogenerated end points.

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