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NAME

       WWW::Form::UrlEncoded - parser and builder for application/x-www-form-urlencoded

SYNOPSIS

           use WWW::Form::UrlEncoded qw/parse_urlencoded build_urlencoded/;

           my $query_string = "foo=bar&baz=param";
           my @params = parse_urlencoded($query_string);
           # ('foo','bar','baz','param')

           my $query_string = build_urlencoded('foo','bar','baz','param');
           # "foo=bar&baz=param";

DESCRIPTION

       WWW::Form::UrlEncoded provides application/x-www-form-urlencoded parser and builder.  This
       module aims to have compatibility with other CPAN modules like HTTP::Body's urlencoded
       parser.

       This module try to use WWW::Form::UrlEncoded::XS by default and fail to it, use
       WWW::Form::UrlEncoded::PP instead

   Parser rules
       WWW::Form::UrlEncoded parsed string in this rule.

       1. Split application/x-www-form-urlencoded payload by "&" (U+0026) or ";" (U+003B)
       2. Ready empty array to store "name" and "value"
       3. For each divided string, apply next steps.
           1. If first character of string is ' ' (U+0020 SPACE), remove it.
           2. If string has "=", let name be substring from start to first "=", but excluding
           first "=", and remains to be value. If there is no strings after first "=", value to
           be empty string "". If first "=" is first character of the string, let key be empty
           string "". If string does not have any "=", all of the string to be key and value to
           be empty string "".
           3. replace all "+" (U+002B) with ' ' (U+0020 SPACE).
           4. unescape name and value. push them to the array.
       4. return the array.

   Test data
         'a=b&c=d'     => ["a","b","c","d"]
         'a=b;c=d'     => ["a","b","c","d"]
         'a=1&b=2;c=3' => ["a","1","b","2","c","3"]
         'a==b&c==d'   => ["a","=b","c","=d"]
         'a=b& c=d'    => ["a","b","c","d"]
         'a=b; c=d'    => ["a","b","c","d"]
         'a=b; c =d'   => ["a","b","c ","d"]
         'a=b;c= d '   => ["a","b","c"," d "]
         'a=b&+c=d'    => ["a","b"," c","d"]
         'a=b&+c+=d'   => ["a","b"," c ","d"]
         'a=b&c=+d+'   => ["a","b","c"," d "]
         'a=b&%20c=d'  => ["a","b"," c","d"]
         'a=b&%20c%20=d' => ["a","b"," c ","d"]
         'a=b&c=%20d%20' => ["a","b","c"," d "]
         'a&c=d'       => ["a","","c","d"]
         'a=b&=d'      => ["a","b","","d"]
         'a=b&='       => ["a","b","",""]
         '&'           => ["","","",""]
         '='           => ["",""]
         ''            => []

FUNCTION

       @param = parse_urlencoded($str:String)
           parse $str and return Array that contains key-value pairs.

       $param:ArrayRef = parse_urlencoded_arrayref($str:String)
           parse $str and return ArrayRef that contains key-value pairs.

       $string = build_urlencoded(@param)
       $string = build_urlencoded(@param, $delim)
       $string = build_urlencoded(\@param)
       $string = build_urlencoded(\@param, $delim)
       $string = build_urlencoded(\%param)
       $string = build_urlencoded(\%param, $delim)
           build urlencoded string from param. build_urlencoded accepts arrayref and hashref
           values.

             build_urlencoded( foo => 1, foo => 2);
             build_urlencoded( foo => [1,2] );
             build_urlencoded( [ foo => 1, foo => 2 ] );
             build_urlencoded( [foo => [1,2]] );
             build_urlencoded( {foo => [1,2]} );

           If $delim parameter is passed, this function use it instead of using "&".

       $string = build_urlencoded_utf8(...)
           This function is almost same as "build_urlencoded". build_urlencoded_utf8 call
           "utf8::encode" for all parameters.

ENVIRONMENT VALUE

       ยท   WWW_FORM_URLENCODED_PP

           If true, WWW::Form::UrlEncoded force to load WWW::Form::UrlEncoded::PP.

SEE ALSO

       CPAN already has some application/x-www-form-urlencoded parser modules like these.

       URL::Encode
       URL::Encode::XS
       Text::QueryString

       They does not fully compatible with WWW::Form::UrlEncoded. Handling of empty key-value and
       supporting separator characters are different.

LICENSE

       Copyright (C) Masahiro Nagano.

       This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same
       terms as Perl itself.

AUTHOR

       Masahiro Nagano <kazeburo@gmail.com>