org.springframework.http.client
Interface ClientHttpRequest

All Superinterfaces:
HttpMessage, HttpOutputMessage
All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractClientHttpRequest

public interface ClientHttpRequest
extends HttpOutputMessage

Represents a client-side HTTP request. Created via an implementation of the ClientHttpRequestFactory.

A HttpRequest can be executed, getting a ClientHttpResponse which can be read from.

Since:
3.0
Author:
Arjen Poutsma
See Also:
ClientHttpRequestFactory.createRequest(java.net.URI, HttpMethod)

Method Summary
 ClientHttpResponse execute()
          Execute this request, resulting in a ClientHttpResponse that can be read.
 HttpMethod getMethod()
          Return the HTTP method of the request.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.springframework.http.HttpOutputMessage
getBody
 
Methods inherited from interface org.springframework.http.HttpMessage
getHeaders
 

Method Detail

getMethod

HttpMethod getMethod()
Return the HTTP method of the request.

Returns:
the HTTP method as an HttpMethod enum value

execute

ClientHttpResponse execute()
                           throws java.io.IOException
Execute this request, resulting in a ClientHttpResponse that can be read.

Returns:
the response result of the execution
Throws:
java.io.IOException - in case of I/O errors