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Struts Kick Start by Kevin Bedell, James Turner

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Control Information: HTTP Headers and HTTP Response Codes

When a browser issues a page request to a Web server, the server responds by sending back HTML and images for the browser to display. But, in addition to the HTML and images, control information in the form of HTTP headers and HTTP response codes are a big part of the HTTP conversation. This was demonstrated in the previous sections where each request had response code and control information included in the response.

HTTP Response Codes

HTTP response codes are how the Web server communicates the status of a request to the browser. All response codes are defined in the HTTP specifications (HTTP 1.1 codes are covered in RFC 2616). Categories of possible responses are

  • Informational: Responses ...

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