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hi

why there is no doConnect() method in HttpServlet class?
 
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what would you like this method to do?
 
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please tell me, becuase i have no idea about CONNECT
 
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Can you explain your question please? I don't know what you are trying to find out.
 
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Tell me about CONNECT method in http.
why there is no doConnect() method in API while there are doPost(),doGet()? (in HttpServlet class)
 
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David is trying to get you to think about the question: What does CONNECT do? (If you don't know that, have a look at the HTTP specification.) Given that, what would the doConnect method do?
 
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If you are interested in creating a HTTP connection you should be looking at the classes in the java.net package - part of the java standard library since the beginning. The servlet API is a newcomer by comparison.

For example, examine the methods of the URLConnection and HttpURLConnection classes.

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