Added in 3.6


Performs a GET/POST request to a http server and returns a unique id to identify the request.

When the request is finished, calls the specified alias with the id as a parameter.

Files downloaded with the 'f' parameter will use the folder matching the file extension from Dcc Get Folders or the default Dcc Get Folder.


N - If N = 0, returns the Nth running request, otherwise the Nth running request.
id - Returns the running request matching the id.

url - The url to perform the GET/POST request to.
g - Perform a GET request.
p - Perform a POST request.
f - Save the response to a file.
b - Save the response to a &binvar.
r - Resume a failed request/download.
t - TODO
c - Cancel a running request.
k - Disable url/header redirect.
target - The target &binvar or filename to save the response.
alias - The alias to perform when the request is completed.
headers - &binvar containing addiotional headers separated by $crlf. (optional)
body - &binvar containing POST data, used with the "p" switch. (optional)


.url - Returns the url used.
.redirect - Returns the value of the location header if available.
.method - Returns the method used (GET/POST).
.type - Returns the type of output, (binvar/file).
.target - Returns the value of target (name of the binvar or filename).
.alias - Returns the name of the alias used.
.id - Returns the unique request id.
.state - Returns the state (ok, connect, download, fail).
.size - Returns the value of the Content-Lenght header.
.resume - Returns the number of bytes to resume from a failed request/download.
.rcvd - Returns the number of bytes received after the header, could be different from .size after a failed download.
.time - Returns the time taken to complete the processing, in milliseconds.
.reply - Returns the response headers.


; Perform a GET request to and put the result in '&target' binvar.
//noop $urlget(,gb,&target,callback)

; Or Perform a POST request to and put the result in '&target' binvar.
alias posttest {
  bset -t &header 1 Test: Header
  bset -t &body 1 foo1=bar1&foo2=bar2
  noop $urlget(,pb,&target,callback,&header,&body)

; When a request is finished, print the result.
alias callback {
  echo -ag Response: $bvar($urlget($1).target,1-).text

; List the number of running requests.
//echo -ag $urlget(0)

; List the first running request.
//echo -ag $urlget(1)

; Cancel the first running request.
//echo -ag $urlget(1, c)

; Download the latest AdiIRC beta.
; Notice the 'target' parameter is left blank so it will use the original filename from the server.
; Also notice the 'alias' parameter is set to /noop to ignore the callback.
//noop $urlget(,gf,,/noop)

Updated by Per Amundsen 8 months ago · 12 revisions

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