What is a Serializer?
A Serializer takes a data that exists on the server, parses data from complex types into a format (JSON or XML) that can be read by other technologies.
A serializer is a framework that allows complex data such as 'querysets' and model instances to be converted to native Python data types. Then, we can easily render these into JSON, XML, or other content types.
There Two types of Serializers in Django.
- serializers.Serializer &
The Serializers and ModelSerializers work in a way similar to Forms and ModelForms. Unlike forms, they are not constrained to dealing with HTML output and form encoded input.
We will discuss both types.