Interface RequestHeaders

All Superinterfaces:
Headers, Iterable<Map.Entry<String,List<String>>>, Parameters

public interface RequestHeaders extends Headers
Extends Parameters interface by adding HTTP request headers oriented convenient methods. Use constants located in Http.Header as standard header names.
See Also:
  • Method Details

    • 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.
    • acceptDatetime

      Optional<ZonedDateTime> acceptDatetime()
      Optionally returns acceptedTypes version in time ("Accept-Datetime" header).
      Acceptable version in time.
    • date

      Optionally returns request date ("Accept-Datetime" header).
      Request date.
    • ifModifiedSince

      Optional<ZonedDateTime> ifModifiedSince()
      Optionally returns a value of "If-Modified-Since" header.

      Allows a 304 Not Modified to be returned if content is unchanged.

      Content of "If-Modified-Since" header.
    • ifUnmodifiedSince

      Optional<ZonedDateTime> ifUnmodifiedSince()
      Optionally returns a value of "If-Unmodified-Since" header.

      Only send the response if the entity has not been modified since a specific time.

      Content of "If-Modified-Since" header.
    • 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