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How can I read data from the net (http) by FredrikN
Posted: 18 Apr 03 (Edited 22 Apr 03)

So you want to read data from the net.

This is one easy way you can do it
It creates a socket and then read line by line until the end of the file.

import java.io.*;
import java.net.*;
public class Driver
{
    public static void main(String[] args) throws IOException
    {
        URL site = new URL("http://www.thegate.nu/uptime.php";);
        URLConnection con = site.openConnection();
        BufferedReader data = new BufferedReader(new InputStreamReader(con.getInputStream()));
        
        String d = data.readLine();
        
        while(d != null)
        {
            System.out.println(d);
            d = data.readLine();
        }
    
        data.close();
    }
}

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