doGet() Vs doPost()
plz explain the differences between both of these methods used in a servlet.
also give an example of both the methods.
June 12, 2011 at 4:06 PM
A doGet() method is limited with 2k of data to be sent, and doPost() method doesn't have this limitation. A request string for doGet() looks like the following:
doPost() method call doesn't need a long text tail after a servlet name in a request. All parameters are stored in a request itself, not in a request string, and it's impossible to guess the data transmitted to a servlet only looking at a request string.
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