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How to get resource from server using doGet

kamalakannan kamal
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Hi,

I just started learning servlet. Can any of you explain me how to get resource from server using doGet method.... Also please explain about <mime-mapping> in web.xml....

Thanks,
G. Kamal
Ben Souther
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It depends on what you mean by "get resource".

Also, if you're just starting out, you probably don't need to worry about mime-mappings yet.


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kamalakannan kamal
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Ben,

Thanks for your reply. Resource here i mean any file say xml, pdf, anything...
William Brogden
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If I understand your question correctly, Java provides classes in the java.net package which let you create a URL addressing a server resource, create a request and handle the returned response data.

See for example java.net.URLConnection and HttpURLConnection.

Bill
kamalakannan kamal
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Thanks williams
 
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