Thanks for this information

On Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 1:24:00 PM UTC+1, Osezele Orukpe wrote:
>
> Django class based generic views like DetailView, DeleteView and 
> UpdateView should be flexible enough to work with any unique field not just 
> slug and primary key field,
> In real projects primary key and slugs are  not used fetch data, a more 
> abstract unique key is preferred.
> Yes, this can be easily done on our own but django can just ease that 
> extra stress by making these generic classes flexible enough to work with 
> any field of our choice in
> the model given that the field is flagged as a unique field.
>
> so we could just use the DatailView as so:
>
> ProductDetail(DetailView):
>     model = Product
>     field = order_id
>
> instead of having to write a custom query(with the ORM) to fetch with 
> 'order_id'
>
>

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