BBjHttpSession::isNew

Description

In BBj 12.0 and higher, this method returns true if the client does not yet know about the session or if the client chooses not to join the session.

Syntax

Return Value

Method

boolean

isNew()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Returns a boolean where 0=not new and 1=new.

Remarks

The example below shows testing to see if the session is new 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>"
    if session!.isNew()
      print (chan)"NEW SESSION"
    endif
    print (chan)"</body></html>"
    close (chan)
  methodend
classend

See Also

BBjAPI

BBjServletEvent

BBjHttpSession

See the BBj Object Diagram for an illustration of the relationship between BBj Objects.