Commit 6c237092 authored by Alan Mitchell's avatar Alan Mitchell

Added buildings API endpoint.

parent 36c48d75
......@@ -195,10 +195,6 @@ def sensors(request):
if available.
# TO DO: fill out unit_id with a string from Units table
# TO DO: create list: (building_id, sensor_group, sort_order)
#------ Check the query parameters
messages = invalid_query_params(request, ['sensor_id'])
......@@ -293,4 +289,104 @@ def sensors(request):
def buildings(request):
"""Returns information about one or more buildings.
request: Django request object
The 'request' object can have the following query parameters:
building_id: The Building ID (Django model primary key) of a building to include.
This parameter can occur multiple times to request data from multiple buildings.
If the building_id parameter is not present, information for **all**
buildings is returned.
A JSON response containing an indicator of success or failure, a list of
buildings including building properties and sensor association information
if available.
#------ Check the query parameters
messages = invalid_query_params(request, ['building_id'])
# Make a list of all building IDs.
all_bldg_ids = [ for b in models.Building.objects.all()]
# determine the list of Building IDs requested by this call
bldg_ids = request.GET.getlist('building_id')
bldg_ids = [int(i) for i in bldg_ids]
if len(bldg_ids) == 0:
# no builidings were in the request, which means this should
# return all buildings.
bldg_ids = all_bldg_ids
# check to make sure all the Building IDs are valid.
invalid_ids = set(bldg_ids) - set(all_bldg_ids)
if len(invalid_ids):
invalid_ids = [str(i) for i in invalid_ids]
messages['building_id'] = f"Invalid Building IDs: {', '.join(list(invalid_ids))}"
if messages:
return fail_payload(messages)
fields_to_exclude = ['_state']
def clean_bldg(b):
"""Function to clean up Building object property dictionary and
add some additional info.
Parameter 'b' is the dictionary of the Django Building object, gotten
from building.__dict__
# remove fields to exclude
for fld in fields_to_exclude:
b.pop(fld, None)
# look up the current Building mode if present
current_mode_id = b.pop('current_mode_id')
if current_mode_id:
current_mode = models.BuildingMode.objects.get(pk=current_mode_id)
b['current_mode'] =
b['current_mode'] = ''
# Add a list of sensors that this sensor is associated with.
# Note that the Sensor ID here is not the Django model primay key; it
# is the sensor_id field of the Sensor object, to be consistent with the
# sensors() endpoint of this API.
sensors = []
for link in models.BldgToSensor.objects.filter(building=b['id']):
{'sensor_id': link.sensor.sensor_id,
'sensor_group': link.sensor_group.title,
'sort_order': link.sort_order}
b['sensors'] = sensors
return b
bldgs = [] # list holding building information to return
for bldg_id in bldg_ids:
bldg = models.Building.objects.get(pk=bldg_id)
bldg_props = bldg.__dict__
result = {
'status': 'success',
'data': {
'buildings': bldgs,
return JsonResponse(result)
except Exception as e:
# A processing error occurred.
_logger.exception('Error retrieving building information')
result = {
'status': 'error',
'message': str(e)
return JsonResponse(result, status=500)
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