Java HttpClient PUT request example

In this tutorial we will continue providing examples of how to use Apache HttpClient, in this post we will concentrate on how to make a HttpClient PUT request. Please also take time to visit our other recent posts relating to how to make a GET and POST request using HttpClient.

Setup

In order to use the HttpClient you will need to include the following dependancy

HttpClient PUT request example

In the following example (very similar to our other recent posts) we are using the HttpClient to make a HTTP PUT request, it shows how to:

  • Make a PUT request (with headers)
  • Handling the response object
  • Inspecting the status code

Output

Running the above code sample produces the following output

In conclusion I hope this post has given you a basic understanding of how to make a HTTP PUT request using the apache HttpClient library. Please also visit our other post on how to make other HTTP requests with apache HttpClient.

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References

  1. HttpClient Documentation

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