BBjHttpRequest::getHeader

Description

In BBj 12.0 and higher, this method returns the specified header value from the BBjHttpRequest object.

Syntax

Return Value

Method

String

getHeader(string name)

Parameters

Variable

Description

name

the name of the header

Return Value

a String containing the value of the header

Remarks

The example below shows getting the value of the User-Agent header from a request within a BBjServlet.

Example

REM Obtain the instance of the BBjAPI object
LET myAPI! = BBjAPI()
MyServlet! = new MyServlet()
 
data!.setCallback(data!.ON_WEB_CONNECTION, myServlet!, "myMethod")
 
PROCESS_EVENTS
 
class public MyServlet
  method public void myMethod(BBjServletEvent p_event!)
    LET chan = UNT
    request! = p_event!.getHttpRequest()
    response! = p_event!.getHttpResponse()
    response!.setContentType("text/html")
    session! = request!.getSession()
    open (chan)"JSERVLET"
    print (chan)"<html><body><h1>Hello BBj!</h1>"
    print (chan)"User Agent:"+ request!.getHeader("User-Agent")
    print (chan)"</body></html>"
    close (chan)
  methodend
classend

See Also

BBjAPI

BBjServletEvent

BBjHttpRequest