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Nathan Magyar11,332 Points
Django Serializers - Object-Level Validation
I need to add validation to the PlayerSerializer to check that, if a Player is added with an age below 13, the parent_approval value is True. If the Player isn't valid, I should throw a serializers.ValidationError with "Children under 13 require parental approval" as the error message.
This calls for object-level validation with the
validate method, correct? I'm not sure what I'm doing wrong.
from rest_framework import serializers from . import models class GameSerializer(serializers.ModelSerializer): class Meta: fields = ('id', 'name') model = models.Game class PlayerSerializer(serializers.ModelSerializer): class Meta: fields = ('id', 'name', 'age', 'parent_approval') model = models.Player def validate(self, data): if data['age'] < 13 and not data['parental_approval']: raise serializers.ValidationError( 'Children under 13 require parental approval') return data class ScoreSerializer(serializers.ModelSerializer): game = serializers.HyperlinkedRelatedField( read_only=True, view_name='apiv2:game-detail') player = serializers.HyperlinkedRelatedField( read_only=True, view_name='apiv2:player-detail') class Meta: fields = ('id', 'game', 'player', 'score') model = models.Score
It is parent_approval. You have parental_approval
if data['age'] < 13 and not data['parental_approval']: