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Use Servlet to read a webpage.

CC Huang
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Joined: Jun 27, 2002
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Using Servlet, how can I read a webpage via internet into a string object. The webpage could be HTML or JSP.
Thanks,
Brian Glodde
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Joined: Jun 27, 2001
Posts: 171
You'll be using a URLConnection object, then use a DataInputStream to retrieve the output of the page (if it's a server side script). You could then store it in a String or a File structure.
Hope that helps!
William Brogden
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Note that if you use a url starting "http://" you automatically get a HttpURLConnection so look in those docs for the methods that let you set request headers etc.
Bill
 
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