Launch Django's development server. If you don't remember how to start Django's development server, check the instructions in Chapter 3, Creating API Views, in the Launching Django's development server section.
Now, we will compose and send an HTTP
GET request to retrieve the first page for the drones with the value for the
limit query parameter set to
500. This value is higher than the maximum limit we established:
http GET ":8000/drones/?limit=500"
The following is the equivalent
curl -iX GET "localhost:8000/drones/?limit=500"
The code in the
get method for the
views.DroneList class-based view will use the new settings we added to enable the customized offset/limit pagination, and the result will provide us with the first eight drone resources because the maximum value for the limit query is set to
8. The value specified for the
limit query parameter is greater than
8, and therefore, the maximum value of
8 is used, instead...