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public class


extends HttpEntityEnclosingRequestBase
   ↳ org.apache.http.message.AbstractHttpMessage
     ↳ org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpRequestBase
       ↳ org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpEntityEnclosingRequestBase
         ↳ org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpPost

Class Overview

HTTP POST method.

The HTTP POST method is defined in section 9.5 of RFC2616:

The POST method is used to request that the origin server accept the entity enclosed in the request as a new subordinate of the resource identified by the Request-URI in the Request-Line. POST is designed to allow a uniform method to cover the following functions:
  • Annotation of existing resources
  • Posting a message to a bulletin board, newsgroup, mailing list, or similar group of articles
  • Providing a block of data, such as the result of submitting a form, to a data-handling process
  • Extending a database through an append operation


Inherited Fields
From class org.apache.http.message.AbstractHttpMessage
Public Constructors
HttpPost(URI uri)
HttpPost(String uri)
Public Methods
String getMethod()
Returns the HTTP method this request uses, such as GET, PUT, POST, or other.
Inherited Methods
From class org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpEntityEnclosingRequestBase
From class org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpRequestBase
From class org.apache.http.message.AbstractHttpMessage
From class java.lang.Object
From interface org.apache.http.HttpEntityEnclosingRequest
From interface org.apache.http.HttpMessage
From interface org.apache.http.HttpRequest
From interface org.apache.http.client.methods.AbortableHttpRequest
From interface org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpUriRequest


public static final String METHOD_NAME

Added in API level 1

Constant Value: "POST"

Public Constructors

public HttpPost ()

Added in API level 1

public HttpPost (URI uri)

Added in API level 1

public HttpPost (String uri)

Added in API level 1

IllegalArgumentException if the uri is invalid.

Public Methods

public String getMethod ()

Added in API level 1

Returns the HTTP method this request uses, such as GET, PUT, POST, or other.

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