public class URLDecoder
Utility class for HTML form decoding. This class contains static methods for decoding a String from the application/x-www-form-urlencoded MIME format.
To conversion process is the reverse of that used by the URLEncoder class. It is assumed that all characters in the encoded string are one of the following: "a" through "z", "A" through "Z", "0" through "9", and "-", "_", ".", and "*". The character "%" is allowed but is interpreted as the start of a special escaped sequence.
The following rules are applied in the conversion:
There are two possible ways in which this decoder could deal with illegal strings. It could either leave illegal characters alone or it could throw an IllegalArgumentException . Which approach the decoder takes is left to the implementation.
Deprecated. The resulting string may vary depending on the platform's default encoding. Instead, use the decode(String,String) method to specify the encoding.
Decodes a application/x-www-form-urlencoded string using a specific encoding scheme.
|Methods inherited from class java.lang. Object|
|clone , equals , finalize , getClass , hashCode , notify , notifyAll , toString , wait , wait , wait|
@Deprecated public static Stringdecode(String s)
public static String decode(String s, String enc) throws UnsupportedEncodingException
Note: The World Wide Web Consortium Recommendation states that UTF-8 should be used. Not doing so may introduce incompatibilites.