What is HTTP Head request?

What is HTTP Head Request?
Per HTTP / 1.1:

The HEAD method is identical to GET except that the server MUST NOT return a message-body in the response. The metainformation contained in the HTTP headers in response to a HEAD … Read the rest

How FILES are sent over HTTP?

Sending files with HTML forms is different from sending text content: Files are binary data — or considered as such — whereas all other data is text data. Because HTTP is a text protocol, there are special requirements for handling … Read the rest

Maintain Session between Calls in RestAssured

Why maintain session between calls?
HTTP is stateless, ie. it has no memory. In another word, when a request is sent and response comes back, nothing is remembered. One call is totally oblivious of any other calls.

Thus sucks in … Read the rest

Special Characters in URL

What are special?
Any character which falls outside letters and digits (A-Z, a-z, 0-9) are considered as special characters, such as @, $ etc..

Can a URL contain special characters? The answer is yes, and sometimes we need to pass … Read the rest

One-Pixel Image as a Smuggler

If your web site displays Ad, and if you inspect the network traffic, you would certainly notice that very often the server would send a one-pixel image in the response. What is this weird one-pixel image doing there? It is … Read the rest