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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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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. ...
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Downloading list of images

This code downloads a list of images, each in a different thread. I have some questions about this code: I don't know how to get information about correcting downloading (sometimes thread just ...
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Downloading data using HttpClient

I'm working on a class to download some data from an external server and feed it into my data model. I'm new to both HttpClient and ...
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Parsing JSON string from HTTP request

HTTP request is made, and a JSON string is returned, which needs to be parsed. Example response: ...
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Storing get call data on same function

I basically have a folder view structure, that each time I call grabs the value of the selected field and gets that specific folder data. I was wondering if there's a better way to do this by caching ...
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Getting the HTTP client's IP

Can you please tell me whether this is a good way to get the user's IP (IPv4 or IPv6)? Does someone have a better way to do this? Please take a look at the entire code, the ...
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Retry storing HTTP response into a variable until specific code

I want to keep trying to get response until its code is 200 or unknown yet. In first case it should be stored in response variable. In another case I should raise ...
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File upload to web server using HttpRequestFutureTask

I am working on uploading files through Rest API. Tried my hand using single upload and works. I have modified to accommodate parallel uploads using Futures. Will there be any chance that this code ...
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External API calls from a C#.NET client

I have a simple c# mvc client that calls an external api..here is my attempt ...
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Asynchronous HTTP JSON request

For asynchronous requests, I use Alamofire. I have created one method for requesting async data. ...
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Utility class for an HttpURLConnection

I am creating a utility class to do an HttpURLConnection. I want to make this class generic as in I pass the URL and the POST params. It works with any range of ...
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Client-server application

This is my very simple client-server application. Client sends some commands to the server and server gives back the output to the client. However, my special concern is about the GET command sent to ...
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HTTP handlers exercise (tour of go)

The challenge, from Tour of Go, "Exercise: HTTP Handlers": Implement the following types and define ServeHTTP methods on them. Register them to handle specific paths in your web server. ...
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“Remember me” functionality for a website

I have read a few SO threads to implement remember_me functionality. Steps I have followed: User clicks on login button and if passes client side validation, it goes to php Login page. First time <...
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Receiving a JSON string response from a URL

I am using RestTemplate as my HttpClient to execute a URL while the server will return a JSON string as the response. The ...
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Calling other machines from the LinkedList if one is blocked or down

This is a follow on to : Simplifying asynchronous "executeAsync" method along with "onFailure" callback. I am using AsyncRestTemplate as my <...
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Simplifying asynchronous “executeAsync” method along with “onFailure” callback

I have a system in which user id is "sharded" across all the machines which means each machine is responsible for certain user id data. I am working on a library which will take ...
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Unit testing HTTP requests

I would like to unit test my web requests, so on top of my head I came up with the solution below. Since it seems to be working fine, I'm posting it on this site. Though it doesn't feel very dynamic, ...
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Logging of various exceptions in the callback

I am working on a library in which I need to execute my URL using AsyncRestTemplate and after that I will get a json response back if it is successful. I am also making ...
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Webserver for handling GET and HEAD requests

I have a programming assignment where I need to build a webserver which can handle GET and HEAD requests. My webserver is working as it should but since I'm still a newbie at Java I'm not sure about ...
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Minimal webserver in C++, second revision

First revision: Minimal webserver in C++ Here's my test question for C++ programmer job: Servers only static content, no cgi Single process, multithreaded 1000 concurrent request at least Valid http ...
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Minimal webserver in C++

Here's my test question for C++ programmer job: Servers only static content, no cgi Single process, multithreaded 1000 concurrent request at least Valid http status codes and headers No external ...
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Ruby webserver app

I am building a web app in Ruby but without Rails. So far I just have a very basic web server. What improvements can I make to it? ...
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Soundcloud to CSV File

This program connects to Soundcloud and turns the supplied username into a CSV file with the user's like list. The code accomplishes this although it looks rather messy and was wondering what I could ...
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Getting HTTP Status Code

I have code that take in a URL (via URL or String) and returns the status code. I am new to web development, so it is very possible that I may be taking a poor approach at this. One thing I don't ...
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Using one service ($http) on all the controllers

I have recently started working on angular.js and I like it. I have decided to use a single controller per view. I use the json data from the backend. As my work is progressing, my codes are getting ...
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Saving away URL query parameters in an analytics application

We are trying to use NodeJS for analytics. The following code gets the parameter from a URL and dumps it into a flat file. Is there any way to optimize it to get better response time? ...
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Custom 503 page for MySQLi connection error

I redirect all my requests to index.php via htaccess and the code below is in my index.php. I want to ask if my code is properly set for a custom 503 page for an unsuccessful MySQLi connection trial. ...

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