Now, we can launch Django's development server to compose and send HTTP requests to understand how the configured versioning scheme works. Execute any of the following two commands based on your needs to access the API in other devices or computers connected to your LAN. Remember that we analyzed the difference between them in Chapter 3, Creating API Views, in the Launching Django's development server section.
python manage.py runserverpython manage.py runserver 0.0.0.0:8000
After we run any of the previous commands, the development server will start listening at port
Now, we will compose and send an HTTP
GET request to retrieve the first page of the drone categories by working with the first version of our RESTful Web Service:
The following is the equivalent curl command:
curl -iX GET localhost:8000/v1/drone-categories/
The previous commands will compose and send the following HTTP request: