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AuthorKe Carlton
LicensePublic Domain
Posted05 Aug 2015
Updated05 Aug 2015
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These methods allow you to work with web_request params in a more convenient and faster manner. 

web_request timer:  (micros_average = 209.930000)
getparam timer: (micros_average = 130.580000)

Sample Usage

getparams // map containing all get params
postparams // map containing all post params

getparam('test') // value of all get params named test joined by break
getparam('test',1) // value of first instance of get param named test
getparam('test',2) // value of second instance of get param named test
getparam('test',-count) // return the number of get param instances named test

postparam('test') // value of all post params named test joined by break
postparam('test',1) // value of first instance of post param named test
postparam('test',2) // value of second instance of post param named test
postparam('test',-count) // return the number of post param instances named test

Source Code

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define getparams => {
	var(_getparams) ? return $_getparams 
	return $_getparams := collateparams(web_request->queryparams)

define postparams => {
	var(_postparams) ? return $_postparams
	return $_postparams := collateparams(web_request->postparams)

define collateparams(params::trait_foreach) => {
	local(m = map,n,v,p) 
	#params->foreach => { 
		#p = #1
		#n = #p->first
		if(#n) => {
			#v = #m->find(#n)
			? #v->insert(#p->second)
			| #v = array(#p->second)
		#m->insert(#n = #v)
	return #m

define getparam(name::string) 	=> (getparams->find(#name) || staticarray)->join('\n') 
define postparam(name::string) 	=> (postparams->find(#name) || staticarray)->join('\n')

define getparam(name::string,i::integer) 	=> protect => {return getparams->find(#name)->get(#i)}
define postparam(name::string,i::integer) 	=> protect => {return postparams->find(#name)->get(#i)}

define getparam(name::string,-count) 	=> (getparams->find(#name) || staticarray)->size
define postparam(name::string,-count) 	=> (postparams->find(#name) || staticarray)->size


17 Oct 2013, Ke Carlton

-count added.

Thanks for suggestion.

17 Oct 2013, Jolle Carlestam

Adding a count

Great value in these additions!
A humble suggestion is to expand with a count signature:

getparam('name', -count)
-> 3

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