BBjHttpResponse::setHeader

Description

In BBj 12.0 and higher, this method sets a response header with the given name and value. If the header had already been set, the new value overwrites the previous one. The containsHeader method can be used to test for the presence of a header before setting its value.

Syntax

Return Value

Method

void

setHeader(string name, string value)

Parameters

Variable

Description

name

the name of the header

value

the header value If it contains octet string, it should be encoded according to RFC 2047 (http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2047.txt)

Return Value

None.

Remarks

The example below shows setting a header 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!.setHeader("MyHeader","Something")
    open (chan)"JSERVLET"
    print (chan)"<html><body><h1>Hello BBj!</h1>"
    print (chan)"</body></html>"
    close (chan)
  methodend
classend

See Also

BBjAPI

BBjServletEvent

BBjHttpRequest

BBjHttpResponse