Working with web services using the EXPath HTTP client

HTTP testing with EXPath

From the developerWorks archives

James Fuller

Date archived: December 6, 2016 | First published: February 15, 2011

EXPath is a community-driven effort whose goal is to define common extensions for XML technologies, making it easier for developers to create portable applications using well-defined function libraries. The EXPath HTTP Client module defines a set of functions that enable the sending of HTTP and HTTPS requests. Learn to use this library to interact with HTTP from both XSLT and XQuery, and find out how to test HTTP requests using a primitive HTTP tester utility built with XQuery and the EXPath HTTP Client module.

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