Method HttpClient():setMethod() Foundation
Sets the request method.
:setMethod( <cMethod> ) --> self
|GET||Requests the specified resource. Requests using GET should only retrieve data.|
|HEAD||Asks for a response identical to that of a GET request, but without the response body. Can be used to gather information upfront.|
|POST||Submits an entity to the specified resource, which often causes a change in state or side effects on the server.|
|PUT||Replaces all representations of the specified resource with the request payload.|
|DELETE||Deletes the specified resource.|
|CONNECT||Establishes a tunnel to the specified server.|
|OPTIONS||Describes the communication options for the target resource.|
|TRACE||Performs a message loop-back test along the path to the specified resource.|
|PATCH||Applies partial modifications to the specified resource.|
:setMethod() returns the object executing the method.
The method :setMethod() sets the request method for subsequent requests. The request method indicates the desired action to be performed for a resource. Request methods are sometimes also referred to as HTTP verbs.
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