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Python Django REST Framework Make the REST Framework Work for You Customize a Viewset's Methods

Where do i even get started?

How can i start this?

from rest_framework import generics
from rest_framework import mixins
from rest_framework import viewsets
from rest_framework.response import Response
from rest_framework.views import APIView

from . import models
from . import serializers

class GameListCreate(generics.ListCreateAPIView):
    queryset = models.Game.objects.all()
    serializer_class = serializers.GameSerializer

class GameScoresList(generics.ListAPIView):
    queryset = models.Score.objects.all()
    serializer_class = serializers.ScoreSerializer

    def get_queryset(self):
        return self.queryset.filter(

class PlayerViewSet(viewsets.ModelViewSet):
    queryset = models.Player.objects.all()
    serializer_class = serializers.PlayerSerializer

class GameViewSet(viewsets.ModelViewSet):
    queryset = models.Game.objects.all()
    serializer_class = serializers.GameSerializer

1 Answer

It looks like they want you to use mixins instead of ModelViewSet for the GameViewSet so that you can exclude the delete functionality.

If you take a quick look at this video you should see something similar being done: https://teamtreehouse.com/library/django-rest-framework/make-the-rest-framework-work-for-you/customizing-viewsets

The Viewsets example that is linked to in the challenge also shows you what needs to be done to GameViewSet.