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Mixin for Django Rest Framework View/Viewsets to use different response data/serializers without unnecessary hacks.
class UnsafeResponseSerializerMixin(object):
"""
Apply this mixin to any view or viewset to automatically use a different response
serializer on POST, PUT or PATCH requests.
Override 'get_response_data' method to return back the desired data, or
'get_response' method to also provide additional changs to the returned Response.
"""
def get_response_data(self, request):
pass
def get_response(self, request, response):
data = self.get_response_data(request)
if data:
response.data = data
return response
def __init__(self, **kwargs):
super(UnsafeResponseSerializerMixin, self).__init__(**kwargs)
if hasattr(self, 'post'):
self.post = self._post
if hasattr(self, 'put'):
self.put = self._put
if hasattr(self, 'patch'):
self.patch = self._patch
def _post(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
response = super(UnsafeResponseSerializerMixin, self).post(request, *args, **kwargs)
return self.get_response(request, response)
def _put(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
response = super(UnsafeResponseSerializerMixin, self).put(request, *args, **kwargs)
return self.get_response(request, response)
def _patch(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
response = super(UnsafeResponseSerializerMixin, self).patch(request, *args, **kwargs)
return self.get_response(request, response)
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