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Callable Class View

Author:
zbyte64
Posted:
May 17, 2008
Language:
Python
Version:
.96
Score:
5 (after 5 ratings)

Instead of using a function for your views, this allows you to use a class. For your urls definition it works just as it normally does.

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class View(object):
    def __new__(cls, request, **kwargs):
        obj = super(View, cls).__new__(cls)
        return obj(request, **kwargs)
    
    def __init__(self):
        pass
        
    def __call__(self, request, **kwargs):
        pass

class GetPostView(View):
    def __call__(self, request, **kwargs):
        if request.POST:
            return self.Post(request, **kwargs)
        return self.Get(request, **kwargs)
    
    def Get(self, request, **kwargs):
        pass
        
    def Post(self, request, **kwargs):
        pass

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Comments

mike_45 (on February 3, 2009):

Nice. Just what the doctor ordered.

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