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Package to serialize python dictionaries/JSON into URI GET parameters, and reverse.

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This package helps you convert Python dictionaries into an HTTP GET request parameters, and vice-versa.

An example of a practical application would be to send JSON data over HTTP GET, e.g. to a static resource small.png, and harvest the data from access logs instead of running real-time data collection.

Note: You should avoid send sensitive information using this mechanism, or at least ensure you send your data over SSL.

Equivalent libs/packages:



`python >>> import json >>> import urllib.parse >>> from jsonuri import jsonuri >>> jsonuri.serialize(json.loads('{"age": "31", "name": "John"}')) 'age%3D31%26name%3DJohn' >>> jsonuri.serialize(json.loads('{"age": "31", "name": "John"}'), encode=False) 'age=31&name=John' `


`python >>> string = "name=John&age=31" # or "name%3DJohn%26age%3D31" >>> jsonuri.deserialize(string) {'age': '31', 'name': 'John'} `


The package was not designed to process HTML form data, specifically multi-value variables, i.e. from select attributes. Though if you convert the data to a JSON/JavaScript object, that should work.

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