org.springframework.http.client
Interface ClientHttpRequest

All Superinterfaces:
HttpMessage, HttpOutputMessage, HttpRequest
All Known Implementing Classes:
AbstractBufferingClientHttpRequest, AbstractClientHttpRequest, StreamingSimpleClientHttpRequest

public interface ClientHttpRequest
extends HttpRequest, 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.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.springframework.http.HttpRequest
getMethod, getURI
 
Methods inherited from interface org.springframework.http.HttpOutputMessage
getBody
 
Methods inherited from interface org.springframework.http.HttpMessage
getHeaders
 

Method Detail

execute

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

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