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Fixed #3639: updated generic create_update views to use newforms. This is a backwards-incompatible change.

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File django/views/generic/__init__.py

+class GenericViewError(Exception):
+    """A problem in a generic view."""
+    pass

File django/views/generic/create_update.py

+from django.newforms.models import ModelFormMetaclass, ModelForm
+from django.template import RequestContext, loader
+from django.http import Http404, HttpResponse, HttpResponseRedirect
 from django.core.xheaders import populate_xheaders
-from django.template import loader
-from django import oldforms
-from django.db.models import FileField
-from django.contrib.auth.views import redirect_to_login
-from django.template import RequestContext
-from django.http import Http404, HttpResponse, HttpResponseRedirect
 from django.core.exceptions import ObjectDoesNotExist, ImproperlyConfigured
 from django.utils.translation import ugettext
+from django.contrib.auth.views import redirect_to_login
+from django.views.generic import GenericViewError
 
-def create_object(request, model, template_name=None,
+def deprecate_follow(follow):
+    """
+    Issues a DeprecationWarning if follow is anything but None.
+
+    The old Manipulator-based forms used a follow argument that is no longer
+    needed for newforms-based forms.
+    """
+    if follow is not None:
+        import warning
+        msg = ("Generic views have been changed to use newforms, and the"
+               "'follow' argument is no longer used.  Please update your code"
+               "to not use the 'follow' argument.")
+        warning.warn(msg, DeprecationWarning, stacklevel=3)
+
+def apply_extra_context(extra_context, context):
+    """
+    Adds items from extra_context dict to context.  If a value in extra_context
+    is callable, then it is called and the result is added to context.
+    """
+    for key, value in extra_context.iteritems():
+        if callable(value):
+            context[key] = value()
+        else:
+            context[key] = value
+
+def get_model_and_form_class(model, form_class):
+    """
+    Returns a model and form class based on the model and form_class
+    parameters that were passed to the generic view.
+
+    If ``form_class`` is given then its associated model will be returned along
+    with ``form_class`` itself.  Otherwise, if ``model`` is given, ``model``
+    itself will be returned along with a ``ModelForm`` class created from
+    ``model``.
+    """
+    if form_class:
+        return form_class._meta.model, form_class
+    if model:
+        # The inner Meta class fails if model = model is used for some reason.
+        tmp_model = model
+        # TODO: we should be able to construct a ModelForm without creating
+        # and passing in a temporary inner class.
+        class Meta:
+            model = tmp_model
+        class_name = model.__name__ + 'Form'
+        form_class = ModelFormMetaclass(class_name, (ModelForm,), {'Meta': Meta})
+        return model, form_class
+    raise GenericViewError("Generic view must be called with either a model or"
+                           " form_class argument.")
+
+def redirect(post_save_redirect, obj):
+    """
+    Returns a HttpResponseRedirect to ``post_save_redirect``.
+
+    ``post_save_redirect`` should be a string, and can contain named string-
+    substitution place holders of ``obj`` field names.
+
+    If ``post_save_redirect`` is None, then redirect to ``obj``'s URL returned
+    by ``get_absolute_url()``.  If ``obj`` has no ``get_absolute_url`` method,
+    then raise ImproperlyConfigured.
+
+    This method is meant to handle the post_save_redirect parameter to the
+    ``create_object`` and ``update_object`` views.
+    """
+    if post_save_redirect:
+        return HttpResponseRedirect(post_save_redirect % obj.__dict__)
+    elif hasattr(obj, 'get_absolute_url'):
+        return HttpResponseRedirect(obj.get_absolute_url())
+    else:
+        raise ImproperlyConfigured(
+            "No URL to redirect to.  Either pass a post_save_redirect"
+            " parameter to the generic view or define a get_absolute_url"
+            " method on the Model.")
+
+def lookup_object(model, object_id, slug, slug_field):
+    """
+    Return the ``model`` object with the passed ``object_id``.  If
+    ``object_id`` is None, then return the the object whose ``slug_field``
+    equals the passed ``slug``.  If ``slug`` and ``slug_field`` are not passed,
+    then raise Http404 exception.
+    """
+    lookup_kwargs = {}
+    if object_id:
+        lookup_kwargs['%s__exact' % model._meta.pk.name] = object_id
+    elif slug and slug_field:
+        lookup_kwargs['%s__exact' % slug_field] = slug
+    else:
+        raise GenericViewError(
+            "Generic view must be called with either an object_id or a"
+            " slug/slug_field.")
+    try:
+        return model.objects.get(**lookup_kwargs)
+    except ObjectDoesNotExist:
+        raise Http404("No %s found for %s"
+                      % (model._meta.verbose_name, lookup_kwargs))
+
+def create_object(request, model=None, template_name=None,
         template_loader=loader, extra_context=None, post_save_redirect=None,
-        login_required=False, follow=None, context_processors=None):
+        login_required=False, follow=None, context_processors=None,
+        form_class=None):
     """
     Generic object-creation function.
 
     Templates: ``<app_label>/<model_name>_form.html``
     Context:
         form
-            the form wrapper for the object
+            the form for the object
     """
+    deprecate_follow(follow)
     if extra_context is None: extra_context = {}
     if login_required and not request.user.is_authenticated():
         return redirect_to_login(request.path)
 
-    manipulator = model.AddManipulator(follow=follow)
-    if request.POST:
-        # If data was POSTed, we're trying to create a new object
-        new_data = request.POST.copy()
-
-        if model._meta.has_field_type(FileField):
-            new_data.update(request.FILES)
-
-        # Check for errors
-        errors = manipulator.get_validation_errors(new_data)
-        manipulator.do_html2python(new_data)
-
-        if not errors:
-            # No errors -- this means we can save the data!
-            new_object = manipulator.save(new_data)
-
+    model, form_class = get_model_and_form_class(model, form_class)
+    if request.method == 'POST':
+        form = form_class(request.POST, request.FILES)
+        if form.is_valid():
+            new_object = form.save()
             if request.user.is_authenticated():
                 request.user.message_set.create(message=ugettext("The %(verbose_name)s was created successfully.") % {"verbose_name": model._meta.verbose_name})
+            return redirect(post_save_redirect, new_object)
+    else:
+        form = form_class()
 
-            # Redirect to the new object: first by trying post_save_redirect,
-            # then by obj.get_absolute_url; fail if neither works.
-            if post_save_redirect:
-                return HttpResponseRedirect(post_save_redirect % new_object.__dict__)
-            elif hasattr(new_object, 'get_absolute_url'):
-                return HttpResponseRedirect(new_object.get_absolute_url())
-            else:
-                raise ImproperlyConfigured("No URL to redirect to from generic create view.")
-    else:
-        # No POST, so we want a brand new form without any data or errors
-        errors = {}
-        new_data = manipulator.flatten_data()
-
-    # Create the FormWrapper, template, context, response
-    form = oldforms.FormWrapper(manipulator, new_data, errors)
+    # Create the template, context, response
     if not template_name:
         template_name = "%s/%s_form.html" % (model._meta.app_label, model._meta.object_name.lower())
     t = template_loader.get_template(template_name)
     c = RequestContext(request, {
         'form': form,
     }, context_processors)
-    for key, value in extra_context.items():
-        if callable(value):
-            c[key] = value()
-        else:
-            c[key] = value
+    apply_extra_context(extra_context, c)
     return HttpResponse(t.render(c))
 
-def update_object(request, model, object_id=None, slug=None,
+def update_object(request, model=None, object_id=None, slug=None,
         slug_field='slug', template_name=None, template_loader=loader,
         extra_context=None, post_save_redirect=None,
         login_required=False, follow=None, context_processors=None,
-        template_object_name='object'):
+        template_object_name='object', form_class=None):
     """
     Generic object-update function.
 
     Templates: ``<app_label>/<model_name>_form.html``
     Context:
         form
-            the form wrapper for the object
+            the form for the object
         object
             the original object being edited
     """
+    deprecate_follow(follow)
     if extra_context is None: extra_context = {}
     if login_required and not request.user.is_authenticated():
         return redirect_to_login(request.path)
 
-    # Look up the object to be edited
-    lookup_kwargs = {}
-    if object_id:
-        lookup_kwargs['%s__exact' % model._meta.pk.name] = object_id
-    elif slug and slug_field:
-        lookup_kwargs['%s__exact' % slug_field] = slug
-    else:
-        raise AttributeError("Generic edit view must be called with either an object_id or a slug/slug_field")
-    try:
-        object = model.objects.get(**lookup_kwargs)
-    except ObjectDoesNotExist:
-        raise Http404, "No %s found for %s" % (model._meta.verbose_name, lookup_kwargs)
+    model, form_class = get_model_and_form_class(model, form_class)
+    obj = lookup_object(model, object_id, slug, slug_field)
 
-    manipulator = model.ChangeManipulator(getattr(object, object._meta.pk.attname), follow=follow)
-
-    if request.POST:
-        new_data = request.POST.copy()
-        if model._meta.has_field_type(FileField):
-            new_data.update(request.FILES)
-        errors = manipulator.get_validation_errors(new_data)
-        manipulator.do_html2python(new_data)
-        if not errors:
-            object = manipulator.save(new_data)
-
+    if request.method == 'POST':
+        form = form_class(request.POST, request.FILES, instance=obj)
+        if form.is_valid():
+            obj = form.save()
             if request.user.is_authenticated():
                 request.user.message_set.create(message=ugettext("The %(verbose_name)s was updated successfully.") % {"verbose_name": model._meta.verbose_name})
+            return redirect(post_save_redirect, obj)
+    else:
+        form = form_class(instance=obj)
 
-            # Do a post-after-redirect so that reload works, etc.
-            if post_save_redirect:
-                return HttpResponseRedirect(post_save_redirect % object.__dict__)
-            elif hasattr(object, 'get_absolute_url'):
-                return HttpResponseRedirect(object.get_absolute_url())
-            else:
-                raise ImproperlyConfigured("No URL to redirect to from generic create view.")
-    else:
-        errors = {}
-        # This makes sure the form acurate represents the fields of the place.
-        new_data = manipulator.flatten_data()
-
-    form = oldforms.FormWrapper(manipulator, new_data, errors)
     if not template_name:
         template_name = "%s/%s_form.html" % (model._meta.app_label, model._meta.object_name.lower())
     t = template_loader.get_template(template_name)
     c = RequestContext(request, {
         'form': form,
-        template_object_name: object,
+        template_object_name: obj,
     }, context_processors)
-    for key, value in extra_context.items():
-        if callable(value):
-            c[key] = value()
-        else:
-            c[key] = value
+    apply_extra_context(extra_context, c)
     response = HttpResponse(t.render(c))
-    populate_xheaders(request, response, model, getattr(object, object._meta.pk.attname))
+    populate_xheaders(request, response, model, getattr(obj, obj._meta.pk.attname))
     return response
 
-def delete_object(request, model, post_delete_redirect,
-        object_id=None, slug=None, slug_field='slug', template_name=None,
-        template_loader=loader, extra_context=None,
-        login_required=False, context_processors=None, template_object_name='object'):
+def delete_object(request, model, post_delete_redirect, object_id=None,
+        slug=None, slug_field='slug', template_name=None,
+        template_loader=loader, extra_context=None, login_required=False,
+        context_processors=None, template_object_name='object'):
     """
     Generic object-delete function.
 
     if login_required and not request.user.is_authenticated():
         return redirect_to_login(request.path)
 
-    # Look up the object to be edited
-    lookup_kwargs = {}
-    if object_id:
-        lookup_kwargs['%s__exact' % model._meta.pk.name] = object_id
-    elif slug and slug_field:
-        lookup_kwargs['%s__exact' % slug_field] = slug
-    else:
-        raise AttributeError("Generic delete view must be called with either an object_id or a slug/slug_field")
-    try:
-        object = model._default_manager.get(**lookup_kwargs)
-    except ObjectDoesNotExist:
-        raise Http404, "No %s found for %s" % (model._meta.app_label, lookup_kwargs)
+    obj = lookup_object(model, object_id, slug, slug_field)
 
     if request.method == 'POST':
-        object.delete()
+        obj.delete()
         if request.user.is_authenticated():
             request.user.message_set.create(message=ugettext("The %(verbose_name)s was deleted.") % {"verbose_name": model._meta.verbose_name})
         return HttpResponseRedirect(post_delete_redirect)
             template_name = "%s/%s_confirm_delete.html" % (model._meta.app_label, model._meta.object_name.lower())
         t = template_loader.get_template(template_name)
         c = RequestContext(request, {
-            template_object_name: object,
+            template_object_name: obj,
         }, context_processors)
-        for key, value in extra_context.items():
-            if callable(value):
-                c[key] = value()
-            else:
-                c[key] = value
+        apply_extra_context(extra_context, c)
         response = HttpResponse(t.render(c))
-        populate_xheaders(request, response, model, getattr(object, object._meta.pk.attname))
+        populate_xheaders(request, response, model, getattr(obj, obj._meta.pk.attname))
         return response

File docs/generic_views.txt

       query string parameter (via ``GET``) or a ``page`` variable specified in
       the URLconf. See `Notes on pagination`_ below.
 
-    * ``page``: The current page number, as an integer. This is 1-based. 
+    * ``page``: The current page number, as an integer. This is 1-based.
       See `Notes on pagination`_ below.
 
     * ``template_name``: The full name of a template to use in rendering the
 
         /objects/?page=3
 
-    * To loop over all the available page numbers, use the ``page_range`` 
-      variable. You can iterate over the list provided by ``page_range`` 
+    * To loop over all the available page numbers, use the ``page_range``
+      variable. You can iterate over the list provided by ``page_range``
       to create a link to every page of results.
 
 These values and lists are 1-based, not 0-based, so the first page would be
-represented as page ``1``. 
+represented as page ``1``.
 
 For more on pagination, read the `pagination documentation`_.
 	 
 .. _`pagination documentation`: ../pagination/
 
-**New in Django development version:** 
+**New in Django development version:**
 
 As a special case, you are also permitted to use ``last`` as a value for
 ``page``::
 
     /objects/?page=last
 
-This allows you to access the final page of results without first having to 
+This allows you to access the final page of results without first having to
 determine how many pages there are.
 
 Note that ``page`` *must* be either a valid page number or the value ``last``;
 The ``django.views.generic.create_update`` module contains a set of functions
 for creating, editing and deleting objects.
 
+**Changed in Django development version:**
+
+``django.views.generic.create_update.create_object`` and
+``django.views.generic.create_update.update_object`` now use `newforms`_ to
+build and display the form.
+
+.. _newforms: ../newforms/
+
 ``django.views.generic.create_update.create_object``
 ----------------------------------------------------
 
 **Description:**
 
 A page that displays a form for creating an object, redisplaying the form with
-validation errors (if there are any) and saving the object. This uses the
-automatic manipulators that come with Django models.
+validation errors (if there are any) and saving the object.
 
 **Required arguments:**
 
-    * ``model``: The Django model class of the object that the form will
-      create.
+    * Either ``form_class`` or ``model`` is required.
+
+      If you provide ``form_class``, it should be a
+      ``django.newforms.ModelForm`` subclass.  Use this argument when you need
+      to customize the model's form.  See the `ModelForm docs`_ for more
+      information.
+
+      Otherwise, ``model`` should be a Django model class and the form used
+      will be a standard ``ModelForm`` for ``model``.
 
 **Optional arguments:**
 
 
 In addition to ``extra_context``, the template's context will be:
 
-    * ``form``: A ``django.oldforms.FormWrapper`` instance representing the form
-      for editing the object. This lets you refer to form fields easily in the
+    * ``form``: A ``django.newforms.ModelForm`` instance representing the form
+      for creating the object. This lets you refer to form fields easily in the
       template system.
 
-      For example, if ``model`` has two fields, ``name`` and ``address``::
+      For example, if the model has two fields, ``name`` and ``address``::
 
           <form action="" method="post">
-          <p><label for="id_name">Name:</label> {{ form.name }}</p>
-          <p><label for="id_address">Address:</label> {{ form.address }}</p>
+          <p>{{ form.name.label_tag }} {{ form.name }}</p>
+          <p>{{ form.address.label_tag }} {{ form.address }}</p>
           </form>
 
-      See the `manipulator and formfield documentation`_ for more information
-      about using ``FormWrapper`` objects in templates.
+      See the `newforms documentation`_ for more information about using
+      ``Form`` objects in templates.
 
 .. _authentication system: ../authentication/
-.. _manipulator and formfield documentation: ../forms/
+.. _ModelForm docs: ../newforms/modelforms
+.. _newforms documentation: ../newforms/
 
 ``django.views.generic.create_update.update_object``
 ----------------------------------------------------
 
 **Required arguments:**
 
-    * ``model``: The Django model class of the object that the form will
-      create.
+    * Either ``form_class`` or ``model`` is required.
+
+      If you provide ``form_class``, it should be a
+      ``django.newforms.ModelForm`` subclass.  Use this argument when you need
+      to customize the model's form.  See the `ModelForm docs`_ for more
+      information.
+
+      Otherwise, ``model`` should be a Django model class and the form used
+      will be a standard ``ModelForm`` for ``model``.
 
     * Either ``object_id`` or (``slug`` *and* ``slug_field``) is required.
 
 
 In addition to ``extra_context``, the template's context will be:
 
-    * ``form``: A ``django.oldforms.FormWrapper`` instance representing the form
+    * ``form``: A ``django.newforms.ModelForm`` instance representing the form
       for editing the object. This lets you refer to form fields easily in the
       template system.
 
-      For example, if ``model`` has two fields, ``name`` and ``address``::
+      For example, if the model has two fields, ``name`` and ``address``::
 
           <form action="" method="post">
-          <p><label for="id_name">Name:</label> {{ form.name }}</p>
-          <p><label for="id_address">Address:</label> {{ form.address }}</p>
+          <p>{{ form.name.label_tag }} {{ form.name }}</p>
+          <p>{{ form.address.label_tag }} {{ form.address }}</p>
           </form>
 
-      See the `manipulator and formfield documentation`_ for more information
-      about using ``FormWrapper`` objects in templates.
+      See the `newforms documentation`_ for more information about using
+      ``Form`` objects in templates.
 
     * ``object``: The original object being edited. This variable's name
       depends on the ``template_object_name`` parameter, which is ``'object'``

File tests/regressiontests/views/fixtures/testdata.json

 [
     {
+        "pk": "1",
+        "model": "auth.user",
+        "fields": {
+            "username": "testclient",
+            "first_name": "Test",
+            "last_name": "Client",
+            "is_active": true,
+            "is_superuser": false,
+            "is_staff": false,
+            "last_login": "2006-12-17 07:03:31",
+            "groups": [],
+            "user_permissions": [],
+            "password": "sha1$6efc0$f93efe9fd7542f25a7be94871ea45aa95de57161",
+            "email": "testclient@example.com",
+            "date_joined": "2006-12-17 07:03:31"
+        }
+    },
+    {
         "pk": 1, 
         "model": "views.article", 
         "fields": {
             "date_created": "3000-01-01 21:22:23"
         }
     }, 
-
+	{
+        "pk": 1,
+        "model": "views.urlarticle",
+        "fields": {
+            "author": 1,
+            "title": "Old Article",
+            "slug": "old_article",
+            "date_created": "2001-01-01 21:22:23"
+        }
+    },
     {
         "pk": 1, 
         "model": "views.author", 

File tests/regressiontests/views/models.py

 """
-Regression tests for Django built-in views
+Regression tests for Django built-in views.
 """
 
 from django.db import models
-from django.conf import settings
 
 class Author(models.Model):
     name = models.CharField(max_length=100)
     def get_absolute_url(self):
         return '/views/authors/%s/' % self.id
 
-
-class Article(models.Model):
+class BaseArticle(models.Model):
+    """
+    An abstract article Model so that we can create article models with and
+    without a get_absolute_url method (for create_update generic views tests).
+    """
     title = models.CharField(max_length=100)
     slug = models.SlugField()
     author = models.ForeignKey(Author)
     date_created = models.DateTimeField()
-    
+
+    class Meta:
+        abstract = True
+
     def __unicode__(self):
         return self.title
 
+class Article(BaseArticle):
+    pass
+
+class UrlArticle(BaseArticle):
+    """
+    An Article class with a get_absolute_url defined.
+    """
+    def get_absolute_url(self):
+        return '/urlarticles/%s/' % self.slug

File tests/regressiontests/views/tests/__init__.py

 from defaults import *
 from i18n import *
 from static import *
-from generic.date_based import *
+from generic.date_based import *
+from generic.create_update import *

File tests/regressiontests/views/tests/generic/create_update.py

+import datetime
+
+from django.test import TestCase
+from django.core.exceptions import ImproperlyConfigured
+from regressiontests.views.models import Article, UrlArticle
+
+class CreateObjectTest(TestCase):
+
+    fixtures = ['testdata.json']
+
+    def test_login_required_view(self):
+        """
+        Verifies that an unauthenticated user attempting to access a
+        login_required view gets redirected to the login page and that
+        an authenticated user is let through.
+        """
+        view_url = '/views/create_update/member/create/article/'
+        response = self.client.get(view_url)
+        self.assertRedirects(response, '/accounts/login/?next=%s' % view_url)
+        # Now login and try again.
+        login = self.client.login(username='testclient', password='password')
+        self.failUnless(login, 'Could not log in')
+        response = self.client.get(view_url)
+        self.assertEqual(response.status_code, 200)
+        self.assertTemplateUsed(response, 'views/article_form.html')
+
+    def test_create_article_display_page(self):
+        """
+        Ensures the generic view returned the page and contains a form.
+        """
+        view_url = '/views/create_update/create/article/'
+        response = self.client.get(view_url)
+        self.assertEqual(response.status_code, 200)
+        self.assertTemplateUsed(response, 'views/article_form.html')
+        if not response.context.get('form'):
+            self.fail('No form found in the response.')
+
+    def test_create_article_with_errors(self):
+        """
+        POSTs a form that contains validation errors.
+        """
+        view_url = '/views/create_update/create/article/'
+        num_articles = Article.objects.count()
+        response = self.client.post(view_url, {
+            'title': 'My First Article',
+        })
+        self.assertFormError(response, 'form', 'slug', [u'This field is required.'])
+        self.assertTemplateUsed(response, 'views/article_form.html')
+        self.assertEqual(num_articles, Article.objects.count(),
+                         "Number of Articles should not have changed.")
+
+    def test_create_custom_save_article(self):
+        """
+        Creates a new article using a custom form class with a save method
+        that alters the slug entered.
+        """
+        view_url = '/views/create_update/create_custom/article/'
+        response = self.client.post(view_url, {
+            'title': 'Test Article',
+            'slug': 'this-should-get-replaced',
+            'author': 1,
+            'date_created': datetime.datetime(2007, 6, 25),
+        })
+        self.assertRedirects(response,
+            '/views/create_update/view/article/some-other-slug/',
+            target_status_code=404)
+
+class UpdateDeleteObjectTest(TestCase):
+
+    fixtures = ['testdata.json']
+
+    def test_update_object_form_display(self):
+        """
+        Verifies that the form was created properly and with initial values.
+        """
+        response = self.client.get('/views/create_update/update/article/old_article/')
+        self.assertTemplateUsed(response, 'views/article_form.html')
+        self.assertEquals(unicode(response.context['form']['title']),
+            u'<input id="id_title" type="text" name="title" value="Old Article" maxlength="100" />')
+
+    def test_update_object(self):
+        """
+        Verifies the updating of an Article.
+        """
+        response = self.client.post('/views/create_update/update/article/old_article/', {
+            'title': 'Another Article',
+            'slug': 'another-article-slug',
+            'author': 1,
+            'date_created': datetime.datetime(2007, 6, 25),
+        })
+        article = Article.objects.get(pk=1)
+        self.assertEquals(article.title, "Another Article")
+
+    def test_delete_object_confirm(self):
+        """
+        Verifies the confirm deletion page is displayed using a GET.
+        """
+        response = self.client.get('/views/create_update/delete/article/old_article/')
+        self.assertTemplateUsed(response, 'views/article_confirm_delete.html')
+
+    def test_delete_object(self):
+        """
+        Verifies the object actually gets deleted on a POST.
+        """
+        view_url = '/views/create_update/delete/article/old_article/'
+        response = self.client.post(view_url)
+        try:
+            Article.objects.get(slug='old_article')
+        except Article.DoesNotExist:
+            pass
+        else:
+            self.fail('Object was not deleted.')
+
+class PostSaveRedirectTests(TestCase):
+    """
+    Verifies that the views redirect to the correct locations depending on
+    if a post_save_redirect was passed and a get_absolute_url method exists
+    on the Model.
+    """
+
+    fixtures = ['testdata.json']
+    article_model = Article
+
+    create_url = '/views/create_update/create/article/'
+    update_url = '/views/create_update/update/article/old_article/'
+    delete_url = '/views/create_update/delete/article/old_article/'
+
+    create_redirect = '/views/create_update/view/article/my-first-article/'
+    update_redirect = '/views/create_update/view/article/another-article-slug/'
+    delete_redirect = '/views/create_update/'
+
+    def test_create_article(self):
+        num_articles = self.article_model.objects.count()
+        response = self.client.post(self.create_url, {
+            'title': 'My First Article',
+            'slug': 'my-first-article',
+            'author': '1',
+            'date_created': datetime.datetime(2007, 6, 25),
+        })
+        self.assertRedirects(response, self.create_redirect,
+                             target_status_code=404)
+        self.assertEqual(num_articles + 1, self.article_model.objects.count(),
+                         "A new Article should have been created.")
+
+    def test_update_article(self):
+        num_articles = self.article_model.objects.count()
+        response = self.client.post(self.update_url, {
+            'title': 'Another Article',
+            'slug': 'another-article-slug',
+            'author': 1,
+            'date_created': datetime.datetime(2007, 6, 25),
+        })
+        self.assertRedirects(response, self.update_redirect,
+                             target_status_code=404)
+        self.assertEqual(num_articles, self.article_model.objects.count(),
+                         "A new Article should not have been created.")
+
+    def test_delete_article(self):
+        num_articles = self.article_model.objects.count()
+        response = self.client.post(self.delete_url)
+        self.assertRedirects(response, self.delete_redirect,
+                             target_status_code=404)
+        self.assertEqual(num_articles - 1, self.article_model.objects.count(),
+                         "An Article should have been deleted.")
+
+class NoPostSaveNoAbsoluteUrl(PostSaveRedirectTests):
+    """
+    Tests that when no post_save_redirect is passed and no get_absolute_url
+    method exists on the Model that the view raises an ImproperlyConfigured
+    error.
+    """
+
+    create_url = '/views/create_update/no_redirect/create/article/'
+    update_url = '/views/create_update/no_redirect/update/article/old_article/'
+
+    def test_create_article(self):
+        self.assertRaises(ImproperlyConfigured,
+            super(NoPostSaveNoAbsoluteUrl, self).test_create_article)
+
+    def test_update_article(self):
+        self.assertRaises(ImproperlyConfigured,
+            super(NoPostSaveNoAbsoluteUrl, self).test_update_article)
+
+    def test_delete_article(self):
+        """
+        The delete_object view requires a post_delete_redirect, so skip testing
+        here.
+        """
+        pass
+
+class AbsoluteUrlNoPostSave(PostSaveRedirectTests):
+    """
+    Tests that the views redirect to the Model's get_absolute_url when no
+    post_save_redirect is passed.
+    """
+
+    # Article model with get_absolute_url method.
+    article_model = UrlArticle
+
+    create_url = '/views/create_update/no_url/create/article/'
+    update_url = '/views/create_update/no_url/update/article/old_article/'
+
+    create_redirect = '/urlarticles/my-first-article/'
+    update_redirect = '/urlarticles/another-article-slug/'
+
+    def test_delete_article(self):
+        """
+        The delete_object view requires a post_delete_redirect, so skip testing
+        here.
+        """
+        pass

File tests/regressiontests/views/urls.py

 from models import *
 import views
 
+
 base_dir = path.dirname(path.abspath(__file__))
 media_dir = path.join(base_dir, 'media')
 locale_dir = path.join(base_dir, 'locale')
     'packages': ('regressiontests.views',),
 }
 
-date_based_info_dict = { 
-    'queryset': Article.objects.all(), 
-    'date_field': 'date_created', 
-    'month_format': '%m', 
-} 
+date_based_info_dict = {
+    'queryset': Article.objects.all(),
+    'date_field': 'date_created',
+    'month_format': '%m',
+}
 
 urlpatterns = patterns('',
     (r'^$', views.index_page),
-    
+
     # Default views
     (r'^shortcut/(\d+)/(.*)/$', 'django.views.defaults.shortcut'),
     (r'^non_existing_url/', 'django.views.defaults.page_not_found'),
     (r'^server_error/', 'django.views.defaults.server_error'),
-    
+
     # i18n views
-    (r'^i18n/', include('django.conf.urls.i18n')),    
+    (r'^i18n/', include('django.conf.urls.i18n')),
     (r'^jsi18n/$', 'django.views.i18n.javascript_catalog', js_info_dict),
-    
+
     # Static views
     (r'^site_media/(?P<path>.*)$', 'django.views.static.serve', {'document_root': media_dir}),
-    
-	# Date-based generic views
-    (r'^date_based/object_detail/(?P<year>\d{4})/(?P<month>\d{1,2})/(?P<day>\d{1,2})/(?P<slug>[-\w]+)/$', 
-        'django.views.generic.date_based.object_detail', 
-        dict(slug_field='slug', **date_based_info_dict)), 
-    (r'^date_based/object_detail/(?P<year>\d{4})/(?P<month>\d{1,2})/(?P<day>\d{1,2})/(?P<slug>[-\w]+)/allow_future/$', 
-        'django.views.generic.date_based.object_detail', 
-        dict(allow_future=True, slug_field='slug', **date_based_info_dict)), 
-    (r'^date_based/archive_month/(?P<year>\d{4})/(?P<month>\d{1,2})/$', 
-        'django.views.generic.date_based.archive_month', 
-        date_based_info_dict),     
 )
+
+# Date-based generic views.
+urlpatterns += patterns('django.views.generic.date_based',
+    (r'^date_based/object_detail/(?P<year>\d{4})/(?P<month>\d{1,2})/(?P<day>\d{1,2})/(?P<slug>[-\w]+)/$',
+        'object_detail',
+        dict(slug_field='slug', **date_based_info_dict)),
+    (r'^date_based/object_detail/(?P<year>\d{4})/(?P<month>\d{1,2})/(?P<day>\d{1,2})/(?P<slug>[-\w]+)/allow_future/$',
+        'object_detail',
+        dict(allow_future=True, slug_field='slug', **date_based_info_dict)),
+    (r'^date_based/archive_month/(?P<year>\d{4})/(?P<month>\d{1,2})/$',
+        'archive_month',
+        date_based_info_dict),
+)
+
+# crud generic views.
+
+urlpatterns += patterns('django.views.generic.create_update',
+    (r'^create_update/member/create/article/$', 'create_object',
+        dict(login_required=True, model=Article)),
+    (r'^create_update/create/article/$', 'create_object',
+        dict(post_save_redirect='/views/create_update/view/article/%(slug)s/',
+             model=Article)),
+    (r'^create_update/update/article/(?P<slug>[-\w]+)/$', 'update_object',
+        dict(post_save_redirect='/views/create_update/view/article/%(slug)s/',
+             slug_field='slug', model=Article)),
+    (r'^create_update/create_custom/article/$', views.custom_create),
+    (r'^create_update/delete/article/(?P<slug>[-\w]+)/$', 'delete_object',
+        dict(post_delete_redirect='/views/create_update/', slug_field='slug',
+             model=Article)),
+
+    # No post_save_redirect and no get_absolute_url on model.
+    (r'^create_update/no_redirect/create/article/$', 'create_object',
+        dict(model=Article)),
+    (r'^create_update/no_redirect/update/article/(?P<slug>[-\w]+)/$',
+        'update_object', dict(slug_field='slug', model=Article)),
+
+    # get_absolute_url on model, but no passed post_save_redirect.
+    (r'^create_update/no_url/create/article/$', 'create_object',
+        dict(model=UrlArticle)),
+    (r'^create_update/no_url/update/article/(?P<slug>[-\w]+)/$',
+        'update_object', dict(slug_field='slug', model=UrlArticle)),
+)

File tests/regressiontests/views/views.py

 from django.http import HttpResponse
+import django.newforms as forms
+from django.views.generic.create_update import create_object
+
+from models import Article
+
 
 def index_page(request):
     """Dummy index page"""
     return HttpResponse('<html><body>Dummy page</body></html>')
+
+
+def custom_create(request):
+    """
+    Calls create_object generic view with a custom form class.
+    """
+    class SlugChangingArticleForm(forms.ModelForm):
+        """Custom form class to overwrite the slug."""
+
+        class Meta:
+            model = Article
+
+        def save(self, *args, **kwargs):
+            self.cleaned_data['slug'] = 'some-other-slug'
+            return super(SlugChangingArticleForm, self).save(*args, **kwargs)
+
+    return create_object(request,
+        post_save_redirect='/views/create_update/view/article/%(slug)s/',
+        form_class=SlugChangingArticleForm)

File tests/templates/views/article_confirm_delete.html

+This template intentionally left blank

File tests/templates/views/article_detail.html

-This template intentionally left blank
+Article detail template.

File tests/templates/views/article_form.html

+Article form template.
+
+{{ form.errors }}

File tests/templates/views/urlarticle_detail.html

+UrlArticle detail template.

File tests/templates/views/urlarticle_form.html

+UrlArticle form template.
+
+{{ form.errors }}