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UrlLoader.new

Available since version: Gideros 2012.2.2

Description:

Creates a new UrlLoader object.
url parameter specifies the URL to download. This parameter is optional and if specified loading starts immediately.
method parameter specifies the HTTP request method. It can be one of the values of UrlLoader.GET, UrlLoader.POST, UrlLoader.PUT or UrlLoader.DELETE.
The default HTTP method is UrlLoader.GET.
body parameter specifies the HTTP body data. This parameter is used only when the HTTP method is UrlLoader.POST or or UrlLoader.PUT.
After loading is finished, loaded data is stored at event.data field of Event.COMPLETE event as string.

Syntax:

UrlLoader.new(url, method, headers, body)

Parameters:

  • url: (string, optional) URL to download. This parameter is optional and if specified loading starts immediately.
  • method: (string, default = "get") HTTP request method.
  • headers: (table, optional) HTTP headers.
  • body: (string, optional) HTTP body data. This data is sent as the message body of a request.

Examples:

local url = "http://www.[yourDomain].com/application.php?userid=gideros&login=guest"

local loader1 = UrlLoader.new(url)
local loader2 = UrlLoader.new(url, UrlLoader.GET) -- same as the previous line
local loader3 = UrlLoader.new(url, UrlLoader.POST, "my post data")
local loader4 = UrlLoader.new(url, UrlLoader.PUT, "my put data")
local loader5 = UrlLoader.new(url, UrlLoader.DELETE)

local headers = {
	["Content-Type"] = "application/x-www-form-urlencoded",
	["User-Agent"] = "Gideros Browser",
}
local loader6 = UrlLoader.new(url, UrlLoader.PUT, headers, "key=value")