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django-amorphous unlocks the power of JsonField

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django-amorphous allows you to store data that you would normally need to
create models for and run migrations against, if there are changes to that
data's structure, in a single JsonField.

Amorphous makes this possible by defining a data structure that stores the
fields type and data, as well as any kwargs that are used to instantiate the

An example:
First import the class generator
>>> from amorphous.forms import amorphous_gen

Than define the structure of the data
>>> json_data = {
'first': [
'initial': True,
'required': False}, ],
'second': [
{'initial': 'This is a test'}]}

Finally generate the form class from there you have two choices:
create an instance of that class
requests and a form instance initialized with data from the DB
>>> form_class = amorphous_gen(amorphous=json_data)
>>> form_instance = form_class()
>>> form_instance = form_class(data=obj.field)

To store the data, in the format expected by amorphous use the db_amorphous
form method
>>> for_db = form.db_amorphous()
save the object after setting the attribute, where amorphous_field is the
name of the field that holds the amorphous data on the model
>>> setattr(model_object, amorphous_field, for_db)

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