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httpunit versus HttpUrlConnection

 
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Hi,
can anyone explain for me please if the HttpUrlConnection is used to make a requests to the HTTP server, so why do we have to use httpunit?

thanks in advance
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Have you compared the API's between java.net.HttpURLConnection and HttpUnit? I'd say the reason for using HttpUnit is pretty clear if you start to think about stuff like "how can I simulate a browser clicking a link?" or "how can I submit this file upload form?"
 
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