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NAME ^

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

VERSION ^

version 1.3130

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

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

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.

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