routers in Django Rest Framework

routers in Django Rest Framework

Routers are used with ViewSets in django rest framework to auto config the urls. Routers provides a simple, quick and consistent way of wiring ViewSet logic to a set of URLs. Router automatically maps the incoming request to proper viewset action based on the request method type(i.e GET, POST, et...

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viewsets in Django Rest Framework

viewsets in Django Rest Framework

ViewSets are one of the super cool features of  Django REST Framework. ViewSets are just a type of class based view but it do not provide request method handlers like "get()", "post()", "patch()", "delete()", etc. But, it provides actions such as "create()", "list()", "retrieve()", "update()...

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permissions in Django Rest Framework

permissions in Django Rest Framework

Permissions in Django Rest Framework are used to grant or deny access for different types of users to different parts of the API. Permissions are very useful when serving API resources/end-points with certain restrictions. For example,  let's consider you are writing an api endpoint to ...

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authentication in Django Rest Framework

authentication in Django Rest Framework

In previous articles we have developed an open API i.e any user (Authenticated and Un-authenticated) can access the API resource. If we want to want to know the information who is accessing the API then we have to autheticate the user. Authentication means the process or action of verifying the i...

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class based views in Django Rest Framework

class based views in Django Rest Framework

Django Rest Framework supports both function and class based views. I personally prefer class based views upon function-based views. Because most of the common functionality was already implemented in the the class based views. so, why to write it again we can simply use it. It's always a be...

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model serializers in Django Rest Framework

model serializers in Django Rest Framework

Model serializers in django rest framework are very similar to the django model forms. By using the model serializers we can reduce the effort of writing the more code for serializers. Model serializers are the shortcuts that allow us to automatically create a serializer with fields that associat...

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serializers in Django Rest Framework

serializers in Django Rest Framework

Serializers in django rest framework are similar to django forms. By using django rest framework serializers we can serialize and deserialize the data. We can also validate the incoming data using django rest framework serializers to maintain the integrity of the data. We can divide the django re...

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Introduction to RESTful api's

Introduction to RESTful api's

REST(Representational state transfer) is a one of the architectural(designed with some specific rules and regulations) ways to transfer the data by using the HTTP protocol. In this article we will learn what are the restful api's and why we use it.we'll understand api request format and...

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