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doGet() Request,Response and doPost() Request,Response

Arjun Reddy
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Joined: Nov 10, 2007
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I have a few questions.

I always wondered what a doGet()'s request and response does and what a doPost()'s request and response does? Any ideas on this?

Is it ok if I use doPost() all the time instead of a doGet() due to it's benefits when the two methods are compared?

3). writing all the code in doPost() and calling it from doGet(), what is the advantage in this?

[ July 10, 2008: Message edited by: Arjun Reddy ]

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Bear Bibeault
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1) This question makes no sense to me.

2) If you don't implement doGet(), GET requests will not be served. If all you are going to make is POSTs, that's fine. Otherwise...

3) Then both GETs and POSTs are handled identically.

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Joe Harry
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Arjun, these are like I told in the other post, please pick up Head First Servlets and JSP and I'm sure you will find answers.

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