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Java example source code file (ClientMultiThreadedExecution.java)

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basichttpcontext, basichttpparams, clientconnectionmanager, exception, getthread, httpclient, httpcontext, httpentity, httpget, httpresponse, override, schemeregistry, string, threadsafeclientconnmanager

The ClientMultiThreadedExecution.java example source code

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package org.apache.http.examples.client;

import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.HttpVersion;
import org.apache.http.client.HttpClient;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpGet;
import org.apache.http.conn.ClientConnectionManager;
import org.apache.http.conn.params.ConnManagerParams;
import org.apache.http.conn.scheme.PlainSocketFactory;
import org.apache.http.conn.scheme.Scheme;
import org.apache.http.conn.scheme.SchemeRegistry;
import org.apache.http.impl.client.DefaultHttpClient;
import org.apache.http.impl.conn.tsccm.ThreadSafeClientConnManager;
import org.apache.http.params.BasicHttpParams;
import org.apache.http.params.HttpParams;
import org.apache.http.params.HttpProtocolParams;
import org.apache.http.protocol.HttpContext;
import org.apache.http.protocol.BasicHttpContext;
import org.apache.http.util.EntityUtils;

 * An example that performs GETs from multiple threads.
public class ClientMultiThreadedExecution {

    public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception {
        // Create and initialize HTTP parameters
        HttpParams params = new BasicHttpParams();
        ConnManagerParams.setMaxTotalConnections(params, 100);
        HttpProtocolParams.setVersion(params, HttpVersion.HTTP_1_1);
        // Create and initialize scheme registry 
        SchemeRegistry schemeRegistry = new SchemeRegistry();
                new Scheme("http", PlainSocketFactory.getSocketFactory(), 80));
        // Create an HttpClient with the ThreadSafeClientConnManager.
        // This connection manager must be used if more than one thread will
        // be using the HttpClient.
        ClientConnectionManager cm = new ThreadSafeClientConnManager(params, schemeRegistry);
        HttpClient httpClient = new DefaultHttpClient(cm, params);
        // create an array of URIs to perform GETs on
        String[] urisToGet = {
        // create a thread for each URI
        GetThread[] threads = new GetThread[urisToGet.length];
        for (int i = 0; i < threads.length; i++) {
            HttpGet httpget = new HttpGet(urisToGet[i]);
            threads[i] = new GetThread(httpClient, httpget, i + 1);
        // start the threads
        for (int j = 0; j < threads.length; j++) {
        // join the threads
        for (int j = 0; j < threads.length; j++) {

        // When HttpClient instance is no longer needed, 
        // shut down the connection manager to ensure
        // immediate deallocation of all system resources
     * A thread that performs a GET.
    static class GetThread extends Thread {
        private final HttpClient httpClient;
        private final HttpContext context;
        private final HttpGet httpget;
        private final int id;
        public GetThread(HttpClient httpClient, HttpGet httpget, int id) {
            this.httpClient = httpClient;
            this.context = new BasicHttpContext();
            this.httpget = httpget;
            this.id = id;
         * Executes the GetMethod and prints some status information.
        public void run() {
            System.out.println(id + " - about to get something from " + httpget.getURI());

            try {
                // execute the method
                HttpResponse response = httpClient.execute(httpget, context);
                System.out.println(id + " - get executed");
                // get the response body as an array of bytes
                HttpEntity entity = response.getEntity();
                if (entity != null) {
                    byte[] bytes = EntityUtils.toByteArray(entity);
                    System.out.println(id + " - " + bytes.length + " bytes read");
            } catch (Exception e) {
                System.out.println(id + " - error: " + e);

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