def __setitem__(self, k, v):
        # Serialize value being set
        super(JsonDict, self).__setitem__(k, serializeValue(v))

        # You can't use __setitem__ on a @property (ie. "e.data['foo'] = 1"
        # will return e._data as an object which then gets updated, but those
        # updates won't make their way back to the db).  As such, we must
        # update the db field hiding behind the property manually.
        self._apply_to_field(dict(self))
 def serializeValue(value):
     """ Convenience method to provide interface to serializeValue tooling """
     return serializeValue(value)