Creating function to call api for pagination is calling duplicate value int

I am building a simple app in react and django in which I am accessing API and paginating in the backend.

The Problem is that, I want to make two calls on per page click, for example - If user clicked on page 1 then I am trying to make api call with page &page=1 and &page=2. And If user clicked on page 2 then make api call &page=3 and &page=4 and If user clicked on page 3 then make api call &page=5 and &page=6

But the problem is that When user is on page 1st then it is making api calls (page 1 and 2) finely But when User moves to page 2 then it is calling api with &page=2 and &page=3 instead of &page=3 and &page=4.

I want to call api for next two pages.

class MakeApiCall(APIView):

    def get(self, *args, **kwargs):
        current_page = self.request.query_params.get('current_page')
        current_page = int(current_page)

        for index in range(2):
            url = "" + str(current_page)
            call_api = requests.get(url)
            current_page += 1

When I run above function with current_page = 1 then It is calling api with page=1 and page=2 but when I call current_page = 2 then It is calling again with page=2 and page=3 not page=3 and page=4

I have created while loop just for it But It is working just like this range function.

Every page returns 25 results so I will stop the loop when Array has 50 items But It is still working just as below function

    results = []

    while len(results) != 50:
        url = "" + str(current_page)
        call_api = requests.get(url)
        for result in api_results.json():
            if len(results) < 50:

But It is still calling the api the same way before.

I liked the while method, It would be best but not working.

Frontend is fine but if you need it then please let me know

It looks like index isn't used in the loop to fetch the appropriate pages. Instead, you're fetching the current page and the next one, which is the behavior you observed.

We can use a simple formula for determining the start index of the loop: current_page * 2 - 1 (you can manually check that this works for the cases where current_page is 1, 2, 3, etc.). This means the loop in should look like the following:


for i in range(2):
    start_index = current_page * 2 - 1
    url = "" + str(start_index + i)
    call_api = requests.get(url)

You should calculate

index1 = (current_page * 2) - 1
index2 = (current_page * 2)

For current_page = 1 it gives 1, 2

For current_page = 2 it gives 3, 4

For current_page = 3 it gives 5, 6


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