Many times during your life as a java developer, you will face the situation of retrieving some resources using an HTTP connection. At first, it will seem easy, but probably some problems will arise such as: Needing to use an HTTP Proxy (maybe authentication would be required) Establishing an HTTP authenticated connection Connecting to a server that uses SSL self-signed certificates I’m sure you will quickly find the Apache Commons solution: commons-httpclient.

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