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difference between get and post method

pankaj patil
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Joined: Dec 19, 2004
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can any tell me the difference between get and post method.

Pankaj Patil
Adeel Ansari
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Joined: Aug 15, 2004
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No. Better read some tutorial/book.
There is a servlet/JSP free book at Try it out.
Paul Sturrock

Joined: Apr 14, 2004
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Or, if you are feeling brave, the RFC which defines HTTP.

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Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

There have actually been a lot of converstations on this site about the difference between the two.

Use the search tool from both 'Servlets' and 'JSP' and type in 'GET POST'.
You'll find a lot of discussions, some of them are very long and in depth.

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It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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