class FormView

from django.views.generic import FormView
A view for displaying a form, and rendering a template response.

Attributes

  Defined in
form_class = None FormMixin
http_method_names = ['get', 'post', 'put', 'delete', 'head', 'options', 'trace'] View
initial = {} FormMixin
response_class = <class 'django.template.response.TemplateResponse'> TemplateResponseMixin
success_url = None FormMixin
template_name = None TemplateResponseMixin
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Methods

def as_view(cls, **initkwargs): View

Main entry point for a request-response process.
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@classonlymethod
def as_view(cls, **initkwargs):
    """
    Main entry point for a request-response process.
    """
    # sanitize keyword arguments
    for key in initkwargs:
        if key in cls.http_method_names:
            raise TypeError(u"You tried to pass in the %s method name as a "
                            u"keyword argument to %s(). Don't do that."
                            % (key, cls.__name__))
        if not hasattr(cls, key):
            raise TypeError(u"%s() received an invalid keyword %r" % (
                cls.__name__, key))
    def view(request, *args, **kwargs):
        self = cls(**initkwargs)
        if hasattr(self, 'get') and not hasattr(self, 'head'):
            self.head = self.get
        return self.dispatch(request, *args, **kwargs)
    # take name and docstring from class
    update_wrapper(view, cls, updated=())
    # and possible attributes set by decorators
    # like csrf_exempt from dispatch
    update_wrapper(view, cls.dispatch, assigned=())
    return view

def dispatch(self, request, *args, **kwargs): View

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def dispatch(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
    # Try to dispatch to the right method; if a method doesn't exist,
    # defer to the error handler. Also defer to the error handler if the
    # request method isn't on the approved list.
    if request.method.lower() in self.http_method_names:
        handler = getattr(self, request.method.lower(), self.http_method_not_allowed)
    else:
        handler = self.http_method_not_allowed
    self.request = request
    self.args = args
    self.kwargs = kwargs
    return handler(request, *args, **kwargs)

def form_invalid(self, form): FormMixin

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def form_invalid(self, form):
    return self.render_to_response(self.get_context_data(form=form))

def form_valid(self, form): FormMixin

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def form_valid(self, form):
    return HttpResponseRedirect(self.get_success_url())

def get(self, request, *args, **kwargs): ProcessFormView

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def get(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
    form_class = self.get_form_class()
    form = self.get_form(form_class)
    return self.render_to_response(self.get_context_data(form=form))

def get_context_data(self, **kwargs): FormMixin

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def get_context_data(self, **kwargs):
    return kwargs

def get_form(self, form_class): FormMixin

Returns an instance of the form to be used in this view.
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def get_form(self, form_class):
    """
    Returns an instance of the form to be used in this view.
    """
    return form_class(**self.get_form_kwargs())

def get_form_class(self): FormMixin

Returns the form class to use in this view
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def get_form_class(self):
    """
    Returns the form class to use in this view
    """
    return self.form_class

def get_form_kwargs(self): FormMixin

Returns the keyword arguments for instanciating the form.
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def get_form_kwargs(self):
    """
    Returns the keyword arguments for instanciating the form.
    """
    kwargs = {'initial': self.get_initial()}
    if self.request.method in ('POST', 'PUT'):
        kwargs.update({
            'data': self.request.POST,
            'files': self.request.FILES,
        })
    return kwargs

def get_initial(self): FormMixin

Returns the initial data to use for forms on this view.
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def get_initial(self):
    """
    Returns the initial data to use for forms on this view.
    """
    return self.initial.copy()

def get_success_url(self): FormMixin

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def get_success_url(self):
    if self.success_url:
        url = self.success_url
    else:
        raise ImproperlyConfigured(
            "No URL to redirect to. Provide a success_url.")
    return url

def get_template_names(self): TemplateResponseMixin

Returns a list of template names to be used for the request. Must return
a list. May not be called if render_to_response is overridden.
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def get_template_names(self):
    """
    Returns a list of template names to be used for the request. Must return
    a list. May not be called if render_to_response is overridden.
    """
    if self.template_name is None:
        raise ImproperlyConfigured(
            "TemplateResponseMixin requires either a definition of "
            "'template_name' or an implementation of 'get_template_names()'")
    else:
        return [self.template_name]

def http_method_not_allowed(self, request, *args, **kwargs): View

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def http_method_not_allowed(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
    allowed_methods = [m for m in self.http_method_names if hasattr(self, m)]
    logger.warning('Method Not Allowed (%s): %s', request.method, request.path,
        extra={
            'status_code': 405,
            'request': self.request
        }
    )
    return http.HttpResponseNotAllowed(allowed_methods)

def __init__(self, **kwargs): View

Constructor. Called in the URLconf; can contain helpful extra
keyword arguments, and other things.
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def __init__(self, **kwargs):
    """
    Constructor. Called in the URLconf; can contain helpful extra
    keyword arguments, and other things.
    """
    # Go through keyword arguments, and either save their values to our
    # instance, or raise an error.
    for key, value in kwargs.iteritems():
        setattr(self, key, value)

def post(self, request, *args, **kwargs): ProcessFormView

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def post(self, request, *args, **kwargs):
    form_class = self.get_form_class()
    form = self.get_form(form_class)
    if form.is_valid():
        return self.form_valid(form)
    else:
        return self.form_invalid(form)

def put(self, *args, **kwargs): ProcessFormView

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def put(self, *args, **kwargs):
    return self.post(*args, **kwargs)

def render_to_response(self, context, **response_kwargs): TemplateResponseMixin

Returns a response with a template rendered with the given context.
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def render_to_response(self, context, **response_kwargs):
    """
    Returns a response with a template rendered with the given context.
    """
    return self.response_class(
        request = self.request,
        template = self.get_template_names(),
        context = context,
        **response_kwargs
    )