Serialize & unserialize data to & from JSON. Compatible with serialized data and supported accessing unserialized data as a object & array.

class Serializer
{
public function __construct()
{

}

public function encode($value)
{
return json_encode($value, JSON_UNESCAPED_UNICODE);
}

public function decode($value)
{
$res = json_decode($value, true);
if ($res === null) {
if (json_last_error() == JSON_ERROR_NONE) {
return $res;
}
if (json_last_error() != JSON_ERROR_SYNTAX) {
$error = json_last_error_msg();
throw new \InvalidArgumentException("{$error}: `{$value}` cannot be decoded!");
}
$res = unserialize($value);
if ($res === false) {
$value = preg_replace_callback(
'/s:([0-9]+):\"(.*?)\";/',
function ($matches) {
return "s:" . strlen($matches[2]) . ':"' . $matches[2] . '";';
},
$value
);
$res = unserialize($value);
if ($res === false) {
throw new \InvalidArgumentException("`{$value}` cannot be unserialized!");
}
}
}
if (!is_object($res) && !is_array($res)) {
return $res;
}
return new \ArrayObject($res, \ArrayObject::ARRAY_AS_PROPS);
}
}

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