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Python Django REST Framework Security and Customization Validate Field

Joseph Beltrami
Joseph Beltrami
5,292 Points

Keep on getting "Bummer! A young player was accepted as valid!". Where is the mistake

Been following the directions from http://www.django-rest-framework.org/api-guide/serializers/#validation

scorekeeper/serializers.py
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')
        model = models.Player

    def validate_age(self, age):
        if age >= 13:
            return age
        raise serializer.ValidationError(
            "Player age must be 13 or over")

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

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,813 Points

Could it be that where the exception is raised you spelled "serializer" (singular) instead of "serializers" (plural)?