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HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application level network protocol used for the transfer of content on the World Wide Web.

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C++ Socket Part-4

In my ongoing attempts to become a better blog writer I have some written some more code that needs reviewing. Full Source: https://github.com/Loki-Astari/Examples/tree/master/Version4 First Article: ...
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C++ Socket Part-3

In my ongoing attempts to become a better blog writer I have some written some more code that needs reviewing. Full Source: https://github.com/Loki-Astari/Examples/tree/master/Version3 First Article: ...
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Simple HTTP server that performs a regex test

I'm sure that my server can work with better performance, but it's just a dream. Parsing a very long strings is not so obvious task for me. I have a server that handles a lot of clients requests and ...
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Two HTTP notification methods

I have two very similar methods, which make HTTP requests, the difference is that one makes PUT and another GET. Is there any proper Ruby way not to repeat the setup code and not to pass the flag ...
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Efficiently using Apache HttpClient in multithreaded environment

I have a library which is being used by customers and they are passing DataRequest object which has userid, various ...
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Serving images from a Raspberry Pi camera over HTTP

I have a Pi with a camera module that I control with Python. I created a web server with web.py that allows me to make HTTP requests to the PI to retrieve an image. There are two optional parameters ...
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Getting JSON data from an HTTP response using conditional binding

I am new to Swift and I am trying to use the optional binding feature in as efficient way as possible but I am a bit confused on how to use it (if I can) in this scenario: ...
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AsyncTask method

Even I know that this isn't a good way of writing code, but I need to improve this. Here I am retrieving data from Server in Json format by Posting some variables in doInbackground. Getting all the ...
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Golang Tour Web Crawler Exercise

In the last few days I've played around with Go a little and took the language tour. The last exercise (text here) requires you to crawl a graph that simulates a set of Web pages with links, using ...
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Fetching a weather report on an Arduino from a web service

I'm writing some code which is basically supposed to http get some information from my own website and parse it, which (finally) works. However, when I compile the code, it shows this: Sketch uses ...
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Node.JS HTTP shortcut wrapper

The Node.JS HTTP and HTTPS modules only provide .get shortcut function, unlike AngularJS's $http which provides them all. I went ...
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NodeJS static file HTTP server

I wrote a NodeJS HTTP server specifically for serving static files. I didn't bother much about security since the server is going to be used locally in my Electron application. ...
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Posting HTTP session data on a website

This reads lines from a file, create HTTP sessions and post data on a website. The code is slow, so please suggest how I can improve the performance. ...
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Node.js parallel file download, the ES6 way

I wrote a script that downloads all PDFs found on the web page of a particular government agency. I would have chosen bash for such a task, but I want the script to ...
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Asynchronous lookup over HTTP and checking the status

For some reason declaring ApiResult before checking if the answer is in a correct status doesn't look good. I wonder if there is any better way to check the status ...
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Determining the HTTP status code to return for a request

I have a piece of code that I would like to refactor but can't figure how to do it. This is a method from a Play controller where I have to verify many precondition and respond different status for ...
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Simple Multi-Threaded Web Server

Need a way to test a web crawler. Threw together this web server that will replay previously saved pages from a real web server. Headers ...
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Multilanguage class that detects and sets language

I have been learning object oriented programming for quite a while. I understand many concepts about it but I quickly realized that I made a big mistake just reading theory and not doing any actual ...
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Python HTTP Server

This is one of my first times writing Python. I'm most curious about style and whether while 1: x,y = socket.accept() is an acceptable way to wait for new ...
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Limit HTTP request rate for spray/akka-http

I want to limit the request rate in a spray/akka-http route. I'm not an expert with both scala and spray/akka but learning. So I came up with the following custom directive: ...
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F# cache manager

This is a port of a C# cache manager we use to F#. This is my first F# code, and I've tried to make it as idiomatic as possible. I would appreciate input on style, performance considerations,...
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Reading content of directory for each HTTP request

I have a piece of code written in node and I wanted to know if I am in the right direction. Basically I have a site where the homepage lists 6 vehicle cards. Every time the page is requested I do the ...
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Simple POST function in ClojureScript and Node.js

Node's HTTP library provides a handy shorthand function for GET requests. Something similar doesn't exist for POST requests. I'm trying to write one in ClojureScript that compiles to node-readable ...
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HTTP request and HTTP client abstractions

I am trying to make an OOP abstraction for a very simple HTTP client. I have also created a simple abstraction for a (GET only for now) HTTP request. I am using ...
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Bash script to download sequentially numbered images

This is a pretty basic bash script (3.2 on Mac). I am downloading 584 images from a site in order to create an album. ...
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JSP evaluation of Parameters

I was never really sure what the cleanest way would be to use JSP-Pages for receiving sent parameters. It's common knowledge to use as little JSP as possible - yet as some things have to be done there,...
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Single class which holds response and error message

I am working on a library which will make HTTP call to my rest service basis on inputs passed to this library. And whatever response comes back from service whether it is successful response or ...
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Thread that monitors a web API to get the latest announcement via JSON

I'm working to make a thread that monitors a web API to get the latest announcement via JSON. I cannot test this currently, so I'm unsure if anything needs to be changed with this. I've read through ...
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Searching the Foursquare API with Python

I'd like some feedback on the readability, style, and potential problems or issues. foursquare.py ...
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Return different type of response based on Accept header

I'm a novice to Scala and Akka-Http and am experimenting with Akka-Http for writing rest services. I have to return JSON or protobuf based on the Accept-Header. ...
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Handling HTTP requests and saving user to database

I am using Play Framework and Slick. In userController.scala I am handling HTTP post requests and sending to personRepository.scala. Is this controller and method written in the correct way? ...
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Retrying a web request in Python

Is it fine to retry a web service call like this in Python? Would there be any scenarios the exception might not work the way we expect it? I expect it to continue only if it's fine, otherwise just ...
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Implementing HTTP data range representation class

I need a class representing a parsed Range HTTP header value. I've done it like this: ...
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Proxying Socket.io requests and other HTTP requests

I have written a proxy server using node HTTP proxy, which can also be found on Github. I am bit unsure about whether I am proxying the web sockets correctly. ...
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Algorithm for downloading images

I am working on a product application where user could sell/buy. This application is based on collection view. Collection view has collection cell where it displays product image thumbnail. The ...
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Serving a growing audio file with Django

I would like to serve a growing audio file (raw PCM audio for now) with the possibility of seeking. I tried to manage it with Apache, but in the end wasn't able to achieve what I wanted. Now I ...
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Server that accepts HTML and PHP requests

For the Harvard cs50x MOOC I have completed an assignment in which a C server framework that functions like a barebones apache server is provided, to be finished by the student. The below code will ...
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HTTP client for company services

For quite a while now I've been writing a bit of Ruby code, but so far I still don't think it was good idiomatic Ruby. But there's been a new requirement and I tried my best writing it better, more ...
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Downloading and reading data in go

I am trying to experiment with golang. This code spins off two Go routines: one to download data and another to read from the body. Both go threads are synced by the data channel. I have two ...
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Check that an image is available to be served

I have a couple of images in my database and I need to check if the images are still good or if they're deleted or corrupted. I came up with a solution but it's very slow. I was wondering if there was ...
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Using cookies in PHP

I was wondering if there was a better way to do this. Would that mean there would need to be no client-side refreshing to show the cookies when they are created? ...
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Non-blocking, non-threaded HTTP client implementation

This is a C# WinForms program targeting .Net 4.5. I am using it for a movie organizer application that will contact sites like OMDB, MyApiFilms, etc. for data about the movies. At the main application ...
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Item purchasing using urllib

I have this function that gets an item passed from another function, together with the subtotal and the fee of the item. The function has to act as fast as possible, as other people also want the item....
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First SO chat message in Haskell followup

I have wrote an application which asks for the user id, and returns a link to the first available chat message: Output Enter user id: 322395 Fetching data... http://chat.stackoverflow.com/...
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Simple Router class

I made a simple routing class that I like to get reviews for, mostly because I do not know how to make it SOLID, since I even made this class separate from the HTTP response/request for the sake of ...
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Find first SO chat message in Haskell

I have made some simple functions to find the first SO chat message. How can I improve my code? Even if there is a stackoverflow link that will get the job done (I'd be glad to know), I'd like to ...
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Manually parsing HTTP response header

Due to some constraints I had to manually parse an HTTP response coming out of a stream. I could not use buffered reader or scanner because the perform buffering and end up buffering bytes beyond the ...
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Simple webserver in C

My first learning project in C. Looking for general feedback e.g. gotchas, coding standards, formatting, naming etc. I'm here to learn! webserver.h ...
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Resumable HTTP download class - Follow-up

Is there a better way to calculate the download speed than what I'm currently doing now? Are there any suggestions on improving the updated code? Pure version: ...
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Resumable HTTP download class

Any suggestions, corrections and advice would be very nice and much appreciated. ...