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Tip: How to Trigger a Synchronous GET Request

See how to trigger a synchronous GET request with the HTTP Client API.


For triggering a synchronous GET request we can rely on HTTP Client API as follows:

HttpClient client = HttpClient.newHttpClient();

HttpRequest request = HttpRequest.newBuilder()               

HttpResponse response = client.send(request, BodyHandlers.ofString());


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Octavia Andreea Anghel is a senior PHP developer currently working as a primary trainer for programming teams that participate at national and international software-development contests. She consults on developing educational projects at a national level. She is a coauthor of the book "XML Technologies--XML in Java" (Albastra, ISBN 978-973-650-210-1), for which she wrote the XML portions. In addition to PHP and XML, she's interested in software architecture, web services, UML, and high-performance unit tests.
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