Android Series: GET, POST and Multipart POST requests

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Android Series: GET, POST and Multipart POST requests

 

try {
HttpClient client = new DefaultHttpClient();
String getURL = "http://www.google.com";
HttpGet get = new HttpGet(getURL);
HttpResponse responseGet = client.execute(get);
HttpEntity resEntityGet = responseGet.getEntity();
if (resEntityGet != null) {
//do something with the response
Log.i("GET RESPONSE",EntityUtils.toString(resEntityGet));
}
} catch (Exception e) {
e.printStackTrace();
}

 
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try {
HttpClient client = new DefaultHttpClient();
String postURL = "http://somepostaddress.com";
HttpPost post = new HttpPost(postURL);
List<NameValuePair> params = new ArrayList<NameValuePair>();
params.add(new BasicNameValuePair("user", "kris"));
params.add(new BasicNameValuePair("pass", "xyz"));
UrlEncodedFormEntity ent = new UrlEncodedFormEntity(params,HTTP.UTF_8);
post.setEntity(ent);
HttpResponse responsePOST = client.execute(post);
HttpEntity resEntity = responsePOST.getEntity();
if (resEntity != null) {
Log.i("RESPONSE",EntityUtils.toString(resEntity));
}
} catch (Exception e) {
e.printStackTrace();
}

 
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File file = new File("path/to/your/file.txt");
try {
HttpClient client = new DefaultHttpClient();
String postURL = "http://someposturl.com";
HttpPost post = new HttpPost(postURL);
FileBody bin = new FileBody(file);
MultipartEntity reqEntity = new MultipartEntity(HttpMultipartMode.BROWSER_COMPATIBLE);
reqEntity.addPart("myFile", bin);
post.setEntity(reqEntity);
HttpResponse response = client.execute(post);
HttpEntity resEntity = response.getEntity();
if (resEntity != null) {
Log.i("RESPONSE",EntityUtils.toString(resEntity));
}
} catch (Exception e) {
e.printStackTrace();
}

 

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