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API and directive converting object to ``dict``.

Project Description


rebecca.todict is API and directive converting object to dict.


Install using pip or easy_install.:

$ pip install rebecca.todict
$ easy_install rebecca.todict


rebecca.todict privides includeme hook that will set up set_todict directive.:


using with paste deploy:

pyramid.includes = rebecca.todict

register todict adapter

by directive

To register todict adapter, you can use set_todict directive.:

config.set_todict(Person, person_to_dict)

That register todict adapter converging Person object to dict.

You can register named adapter too:

config.set_todict(Person, person_to_dict_short, name="short")

by todict_decorator

todict_decorator register todict Adapter casually.:

def person_to_dict(request, person):
    return dict(....)

using todict API

Registered adapters are used by todict API:

from rebecca.todict import todict

d = todict(request, person)
d = todict(request, person, name="short")

JSON Renderer using todict API

rebecca.todict.renderers.json_renderer_factory is factory of renderer using todict API.

to use this renderer, register renderer factory:

config.add_renderer('.json', 'rebecca.todict.renderers.json_renderer_factory')

specify “.json” renderer on view_config or add_view:

def person_list(request):
    return dict(people=[Person(), Person()])

the renderer use todict Adapters named “short”.


  • Atsushi Odagiri, Original Author
  • Yusuke Muraoka


0.5 (2013-09-22)

  • fix content type using json renderer #1

0.4 (2013-08-31)

  • fix conflict multi todict registration for the same name and different type

0.3 (2013-08-31)

  • fix conflict multi todict registration

0.2 (2013-03-02)

  • add json renderer using todict API
  • todict_config decorator

0.1 (2013-02-16)

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