Interface RequestHeaders

    • Method Detail

      • contentType

        Optional<MediaType> contentType()
        Optionally returns the MIME type of the body of the request.
        Media type of the content.
      • contentLength

        OptionalLong contentLength()
        Optionally returns the length of the request body in octets (8-bit bytes).
        Length of the body in octets.
      • cookies

        Parameters cookies()
        Returns cookies (parsed from 'Cookie:' header) based on RFC6265. It parse also older formats including RFC2965 but skips parameters. Only cookie name and value is returned.

        Multiple cookies can be returned in a single headers and a single cookie-name can have multiple values. Note that base on RFC6265 an order of cookie values has no semantics.

        An unmodifiable cookies represented by Parameters interface where key is a name of the cookie and values are cookie values.
      • acceptedTypes

        List<MediaType> acceptedTypes()
        Returns a list of acceptedTypes ("Accept" header) content types in quality factor order. Never null.
        A list of acceptedTypes media types.
      • isAccepted

        boolean isAccepted​(MediaType mediaType)
        Test if the given media type is acceptable as a response for this request. A media type is accepted if the Accept header is not present in the request or if it contains the provided media type.
        mediaType - the media type to test
        true if provided type is acceptable, false otherwise
        NullPointerException - if the provided type is null.
      • bestAccepted

        Optional<MediaType> bestAccepted​(MediaType... mediaTypes)
        Optionally returns a single media type from the given media types that is the best one accepted by the client. Method uses content negotiation "Accept" header parameter and returns an empty value in case nothing matches.
        mediaTypes - media type candidates.
        an accepted media type.
      • referer

        Optional<URI> referer()
        Optionally returns the address of the previous web page (header "Referer") from which a link to the currently requested page was followed.

        The word referrer has been misspelled in the RFC as well as in most implementations to the point that it has become standard usage and is considered correct terminology

        Referrers URI