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Basic building blocks for generic class based views.
We don't bind behaviour to http method handlers yet,
which allows mixin classes to be composed in interesting ways.
from __future__ import unicode_literals
from rest_framework import status
from rest_framework.response import Response
from rest_framework.settings import api_settings
class CreateModelMixin(object):
Create a model instance.
def create(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
serializer = self.get_serializer(
headers = self.get_success_headers(
return Response(, status=status.HTTP_201_CREATED, headers=headers)
def perform_create(self, serializer):
def get_success_headers(self, data):
return {'Location': str(data[api_settings.URL_FIELD_NAME])}
except (TypeError, KeyError):
return {}
class ListModelMixin(object):
List a queryset.
def list(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
queryset = self.filter_queryset(self.get_queryset())
page = self.paginate_queryset(queryset)
if page is not None:
serializer = self.get_serializer(page, many=True)
return self.get_paginated_response(
serializer = self.get_serializer(queryset, many=True)
return Response(
class RetrieveModelMixin(object):
Retrieve a model instance.
def retrieve(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
instance = self.get_object()
serializer = self.get_serializer(instance)
return Response(
class UpdateModelMixin(object):
Update a model instance.
def update(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
partial = kwargs.pop('partial', False)
instance = self.get_object()
serializer = self.get_serializer(instance,, partial=partial)
if getattr(instance, '_prefetched_objects_cache', None):
# If 'prefetch_related' has been applied to a queryset, we need to
# forcibly invalidate the prefetch cache on the instance.
instance._prefetched_objects_cache = {}
return Response(
def perform_update(self, serializer):
def partial_update(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
kwargs['partial'] = True
return self.update(request, *args, **kwargs)
class DestroyModelMixin(object):
Destroy a model instance.
def destroy(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
instance = self.get_object()
return Response(status=status.HTTP_204_NO_CONTENT)
def perform_destroy(self, instance):