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HttpRequest::send

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HttpRequest::send -- Send request

Description

publicHttpMessage HttpRequest::send ( void )

Send the HTTP request.

Note: While an exception may be thrown, the transfer could have succeeded at least partially, so you might want to check the return values of various HttpRequest::getResponse*() methods.

Return Values

Returns the received response as HttpMessage object.

Errors/Exceptions

Throws HttpRuntimeException, HttpRequestException, HttpMalformedHeaderException, HttpEncodingException.

Examples

Example 1. GET example

<?php
$r
= new HttpRequest('http://example.com/feed.rss', HttpRequest::METH_GET);
$r->setOptions(array('lastmodified' => filemtime('local.rss')));
$r->addQueryData(array('category' => 3));
try {
    
$r->send();
    if (
$r->getResponseCode() == 200) {
        
file_put_contents('local.rss', $r->getResponseBody());
    }
}
catch (HttpException $ex) {
    echo
$ex;
}
?>

Example 2. POST example

<?php
$r
= new HttpRequest('http://example.com/form.php', HttpRequest::METH_POST);
$r->setOptions(array('cookies' => array('lang' => 'de')));
$r->addPostFields(array('user' => 'mike', 'pass' => 's3c|r3t'));
$r->addPostFile('image', 'profile.jpg', 'image/jpeg');
try {
    echo
$r->send()->getBody();
}
catch (HttpException $ex) {
    echo
$ex;
}
?>