Utility. Url Encode ToBytes(Byte, Int32, Int32) Method
Converts a byte array into a URL-encoded byte array.
public: static cli::array <System::Byte> ^ UrlEncodeToBytes(cli::array <System::Byte> ^ value, int offset, int count);
public static byte UrlEncodeToBytes (byte value, int offset, int count);
static member UrlEncodeToBytes : byte * int * int -> byte
Public Shared Function UrlEncodeToBytes (value As Byte(), offset As Integer, count As Integer) As Byte()
If characters such as blanks and punctuation are passed in an HTTP stream, they might be misinterpreted at the receiving end. URL encoding replaces characters that are not allowed in a URL with character-entity equivalents consisting of hexadecimal escape sequences. The converted string is expected to conform to the UTF-8 format.
URL encoding replaces all character codes except for letters, numbers, and the following punctuation characters:
'(single quotation mark)
)(opening and closing parentheses)
For example, when embedded in a block of text to be transmitted in a URL, the characters
> are encoded as
The UrlDecodeToBytes method reverses the encoding.