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Parsing the URI

Your Folder Listing web script defines the following URI template with one URI-path token and one query parameter token: <uri>/javadir/{folderpath}?verbose={verbose?}</uri>

To extract the values provided for the {folderpath} and {verbose} tokens, the following Java code is used:


...
String verboseArg = req.getParameter("verbose");
Boolean verbose = Boolean.parseBoolean(verboseArg);
Map<String, String> templateArgs = req.getServiceMatch().getTemplateVars();
String folderPath = templateArgs.get("folderpath");
...

Access to the request that invoked the web script is through the req parameter of the executeImpl() method. This parameter encapsulates everything about the request, including its URI, query parameters, and header values. In particular, the getParameter() method of the request provides access to query parameters, which your web script uses to retrieve the value of the verbose flag. If the query parameter is not specified on the URI, the returned value is null.

Access to tokens specified in the URI path is also through the req parameter. A map of all URI-path token values indexed by token name is provided by req.getServiceMatch().getTemplateVars(). Your web script uses this map to retrieve the value of the folderpath token. URI-path token values are never null.

Imagine a client has made the following URI request: /javadir/Company%20Home?verbose=true

The resulting value of verbose is true and the value of folderpath is Company Home.

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