OkHttp – An HTTP & SPDY Java client

OkHttp

                               As HTTP/2 adoption is already done by some of the web servers and the browsers, its time for developers to adopt HTTP client libraries to support HTTP/2. I came across “OkHttp” Java client with Http/2 support.

OkHttp supports by default,

  • Uses single TCP socket for all the requests.
  • Supports for both synchronous blocking and asynchronous non blocking calls.
  • Silently handles the common connection problems. If the services hosted in multiple IP addresses, OkHttp client checks for other alternate IP addresses if the first address fails to respond.

Here we will see an example for GET request and POST request.

OkHttp Client GET Request

Now we will see POST request.

OkHttp POST Request

The source code created for the above example is available on GitHub.

Download From GitHub
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I am Siva Prasad Rao Janapati. Working as a software developer. Has hands on experience on ATG Commerce(DAS/DPS/DCS), Mozu commerce, Broadleaf Commerce, Java, JEE, Spring, Play, JPA, Hibernate, Velocity, JMS, Jboss, Weblogic,Tomcat, Jetty, Apache, Apache Solr, Spring Batch, JQuery, NodeJS, SOAP, REST, MySQL, Oracle, Mongo DB, Memcached, HazelCast, Git, SVN, CVS, Ant, Maven, Gradle, Amazon Web services, Rackspace, Quartz, JMeter, Junit, Open NLP, Facebook Graph,Twitter4J, YouTube Gdata, Bazzarvoice,Yotpo, 4-Tell, Alatest, Shopzilla, Linkshare. I have hands on experience on open sources and commercial technologies.

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