[thelist] JavaScript and GET name value pairs

Tom Dell'Aringa pixelmech at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 18 21:12:01 CST 2002

--- ".jeff" <jeff at members.evolt.org> wrote:
> tom,
> ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
> > From: Tom Dell'Aringa
> >
> > I have a need to pull some GET name/value pairs using JS
> > (long story, I have no choice). I've been struggling
> > with some code I found on the net and wondered if anyone
> > here has done this.
> ><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><><
> i see you've gotten lots of code samples to help with this, but i
> thought
> i'd add mine into the mix because i originally wrote it as an
> alternative to
> all the bulky or inflexible code samples to accomplish the same
> task.
> http://members.evolt.org/jeff/code/js_url_variables/index.cfm
> you would reference the url variables from your example like this:
> url.food or url['food']
> url.drink or url['drink']

Thanks for the code Jeff, as usual concise and works perfectly. Quick
question - how does the object reference url.name resolve when the
code snippet never actually 'runs' - its not a function that gets
called via an event. Does the stating of the object reference create
the object and run the code?


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