Description

Deserializes a String

Returns

A string

Function syntax

deserialize( String StringToBeDeserialized, String type, boolean useCustomSerializer )

History

ColdFusion 11: Added this function. 

Parameters

Parameter

Description

StringToBeDeserialized

A string that needs to be deserialized.

type

String. The type of the data to be deserialized. ColdFusion by default supports XML and JSON formats. You can also implement support for other types in the CustomSerializer CFC. See REST Enhancements in ColdFusion 11.

useCustomSerializer Boolean. Whether to use the custom serializer or not. The default value is true. The custom serializer will be always used for deserialization. If false, the XML/JSON deserialization will be done using the default ColdFusion behavior. If any other type is passed with useCustomSerializer as false, then TypeNotSupportedException will be thrown.

For more information see REST Enhancements in ColdFusion 11.

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