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Dancer::Request::Upload - class representing file uploads requests

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NAME

Dancer::Request::Upload - class representing file uploads requests

VERSION

version 1.3202

SYNOPSIS

    # somewhere in your view:
    <form action="/upload" method="POST" enctype="multipart/form-data">
      <input type="file" name="filename">
      <input type="submit">
    </form>
   
    # and then in your application handler:
    post '/upload' => sub {
      my $file = request->upload('filename');
      $file->copy_to($upload_dir);  # or whatever you need
    };

DESCRIPTION

This class implements a representation of file uploads for Dancer. These objects are accessible within route handlers via the request->uploads keyword. See Dancer::Request for details.

METHODS

filename
Returns the filename as sent by the client.
basename
Returns basename for "filename".
tempname
Returns the name of the temporary file the data has been saved to.
 
This will be in e.g. /tmp, and given a random name, with no file extension.
link_to
Creates a hard link to the temporary file. Returns true for success, false for failure.
 
    $upload->link_to('/path/to/target');
    
file_handle
Returns a read-only file handle on the temporary file.
content
Returns a scalar containing the contents of the temporary file.
copy_to
Copies the temporary file using File::Copy. Returns true for success, false for failure.
 
    $upload->copy_to('/path/to/target')
    
size
The size of the upload, in bytes.
headers
Returns a hash ref of the headers associated with this upload.
type
The Content-Type of this upload.

AUTHORS

This module as been written by Alexis Sukrieh, heavily based on Plack::Request::Upload. Kudos to Plack authors.

SEE ALSO

Dancer

AUTHOR

Dancer Core Developers This software is copyright (c) 2010 by Alexis Sukrieh.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.
2015-11-07 perl v5.20.2