JSON, URL-encode, and UTF-8

Peter W A Wood peterwawood at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 04:59:41 CEST 2015


Jacque

> On 21 Aug 2015, at 10:13, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
> 
> Here's a test. This posts just fine in LC 6.x but fails in 7.0.6 and 7.1rc1.
> 
> Make a field with this in it:
> 
>   [{"Meals":"Yes","Purpose":"Business"}]
> 
> Now put this into a button or card script:
> 
> constant kServerURL = "https://www.domain.com/results.php <https://www.domain.com/results.php>"  --### use a valid URL here
> 
> 
> command sendToServer
>  if the version < 7 then
>    put fld 1 into tData
>    put "json=" before tData
>  else
>    put textEncode(fld 1,"UTF8") into tData
>    put textEncode("json=",UTF8) before tData
>  end if
>  post tData to kServerURL
>  put it into tResponse
>  put the result into tErr
>  breakpoint -- so you can see it
> end sendToServer
> 
> If someone can test this against a simple echo PHP maybe it will tell us something. The real server returns empty in LC 7 and "OK" in LC 6.

This works fine in LiveCode 7.0.3. I’ll download 7.1RC1 and see if it works there too.

Peter



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