01 April 2019
Just a thought…
17 January 2019
The Django Rest Framework (DRF) is the leading REST API library for Django projects. It has fantastic and comprehensive documentation, much like the Django project. However, with all the classes, mixins, and other options it provides, the abstractions can get a bit confusing.
Whenever I use a library I like to have a clear picture of its main concepts and how the pieces fit together, so I ended up plotting this out for the DRF to show how the URLs, REST operations, and CRUD layer all fit together to make an API. This is intended for someone who has read over the DRF documentation and feels like they kind of get it, but starts to feel lost in all the different layers of abstraction.
Behold, the Django REST Framework - Abstraction Grid:
The big things to see here are:
If some of this is outdated, let me know! I have it in a sketch file that is easy to update.
05 January 2019
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