It is good to know the limits of an application long before you ever reach them. The
HttpClientRequest function can be used to create requests to the blog server, and the
HttpClientResponse function can be used to receive incoming data from the blog server.
statusCode property will be checked to ensure that the page request was successfully handled by the server.
A simple benchmark for the blog server would be the time taken to serve 1000 files. The
getUrl method triggers the actual request with the first
then clause, closing the request to the server. The following
then clause handles the actual response from the server.
This method can be used to monitor a live website and perhaps trigger a notification ...