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JSON API should be as simple as `dict` and status code :)

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JSON API should be as simple as dict and status code :)

Hello world

from raw_api import validate_json

@validate_json({"name": str})
def hello(request):
    name = request.json["name"]
    if name == "world":
        return {"message": "too corny"}, 400
    return {"hello": name}


  • Install in from pypi: pip install django-raw-api
  • Add raw_api.middleware middleware into MIDDLEWARE list of your



It adds lazy request.json attribute and serializes raw responses such as dict or (data: dict, status: int) into JSON.


  • request.json - parsed json
  • request.query - parsed query (only after @validate_query)


You can just return dict of your date or you can add a status code

def json_data(request):
    return {"hello": "world"}

def with_status(request):
    return {"message": "bad request"}, 400


Decorators @user_required and @staff_required is analogous to @login_required and @staff_member_required with JSON output instead of redirecting

from raw_api import staff_required

async def hello(request):
    return {"admin": "zone"}

Data validation

You can use @validate_query and @validate_json decorators to validate requests data. They're using trafaret library to perform validation.

from raw_api import validate_json, validate_query

@validate_json({"ids": [int], "hello?": str})
async def foo(request):
    return request.json

@validate_query({"id": int})
async def bar(request):
    assert isinstance(id, int)
    return request.query


    python -m venv .venv
    source .venv/bin/activate
    pip install -Ur requirements-dev.txt
    python -m pytest tests

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