Django REST Framework (DRF) is a powerful tool for creating web APIs in Django. Follow these steps to install the rest framework in Django:
Step 1: Prerequisites
Python should be installed on your system and the Django project should be set up. Now activate the environment in which Django is installed.
Step 2: Install the Django REST Framework
Install DRF using pip:
pip install djangorestframework
Step 3: Add ‘rest_framework’ to Your Django Settings
In your project’s settings (settings.py), add ‘rest_framework’ to the INSTALLED_APPS list.
Step 4: Apply Migrations
Run migrations to create necessary database tables:
python manage.py migrate
Now you’re ready to create robust APIs for your Django project with Django REST Framework. For more concise guides and insights on various topics, visit AiHints.