Dancer::Cookies - a singleton storage for all cookies


    use Dancer::Cookies;

    my $cookies = Dancer::Cookies->cookies;

    foreach my $name ( keys %{$cookies} ) {
        my $cookie = $cookies->{$name};
        my $value  = $cookie->value;
        print "$name => $value\n";

    cookie lang => "fr-FR"; #set a cookie and return its value
    cookie lang => "fr-FR", expires => "2 hours";
    cookie "lang"           #return a cookie value


Dancer::Cookies keeps all the cookies defined by the application and makes them accessible and provides a few helper functions for cookie handling with regards to the stored cookies.



This method is called when ->new() is called. It creates a storage of cookies parsed from the environment using parse_cookies_from_env described below.


Returns a hash reference of all cookies, all objects of Dancer::Cookie type.

The key is the cookie name, the value is the Dancer::Cookie object.

cookie method is useful to query or set cookies easily.

    cookie lang => "fr-FR";              # set a cookie and return its value
    cookie lang => "fr-FR", expires => "2 hours";   # extra cookie info
    cookie "lang"                        # return a cookie value

Fetches all the cookies from the environment, parses them and creates a hashref of all cookies.

It also returns all the hashref it created.


Alexis Sukrieh


Copyright 2009-2010 Alexis Sukrieh.

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