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Daniel Feldroy
Daniel Feldroy

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Multiple User Types With Custom Data Fields for Django

How to add custom data fields to multiple user types with Django in a maintainable way that lets us easily use Django forms or DRF serializers. Features an exciting ending with a coffee cup!

Continues from where the "Multiple User Types | Django video finishes. Watch that video at on youtube.

Code from the video, with full source code available on github:

class SpyMore(models.Model):
    user = models.OneToOneField(User, on_delete=models.CASCADE)
    gadgets = models.TextField()

class Spy(User):
    base_type = User.Types.SPY
    objects = SpyManager()

    class Meta:
        proxy = True

    def whisper(self):
        return "whisper"

class DriverMore(models.Model):
    user = models.OneToOneField(User, on_delete=models.CASCADE)
    model = models.CharField(max_length=255)
    make = models.CharField(max_length=255)
    year = models.IntegerField()

class Driver(User):
    base_type = User.Types.DRIVER
    objects = DriverManager()

    def more(self):
        return self.drivermore

    class Meta:
        proxy = True

    def accelerate(self):
        return "Go faster"
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asghar ale • Edited

hi sir i hope you be well, can you help me with my issue please, i building a project for jobs and hire and i want to companies user model and employ user model and i watcged the video it was really great information but i need to hve two specific database tables one for companies abd one for simple users(employers) how can i do that?

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