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To use this, add::
MIDDLEWARE_CLASSES += ('airmozilla.base.middleware.JsonAsHTML',)
to your settings and for any AJAX request, you can open it
separately and add `&_debug=true` to the URL.
from urllib import quote
from django.conf import settings
class JsonAsHTML(object): # pragma: no cover
View a JSON response in your browser as HTML
Useful for viewing stats using Django Debug Toolbar
This middleware should be place AFTER Django Debug Toolbar middleware
def process_response(self, request, response):
# not for production or production like environment
if not settings.DEBUG:
return response
# do nothing for actual ajax requests
if request.is_ajax() or not request.GET.get('_debug'):
return response
# only do something if this is a json response
if response['Content-Type'].lower().startswith('application/json'):
title = (
'JSON as HTML Middleware for: %s' %
content = response.content
content = content.replace('<', '&lt;').replace('>', '&gt;')
response.content = (
'<!doctype html>\n<html><head><title>%s</title>'
'<meta content="text/html; charset=UTF-8" '
% (title, content)
response['Content-Type'] = 'text/html'
return response
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