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Java encryption of String to alphanumeric values

 
Ananth Chellathurai
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Hi Ranchers,

How do I encrypt a String which is URL compliant. All my trials gives encrypted values with characters like "+" and "\". I could not get the exact values through get parameter values. So when I tried to decrypt I do not get the expected results.


Any sample code or suggestion would be greatly appreciated.
 
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That's what URL-encoding does. Check out the java.net.URLEncoder and URLDecoder classes.
 
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Thanks ulf,

org.apache.commons.httpclient.util.URIUtil also can fulfill the same requirements.
 
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Why would you use a 3rd party library if a built-in JRE class can do it?
 
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