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<li class="method public "><a href="#method_createConnection" title="createConnection :: Create a one-time HTTP connection by opening a socket to the server"><span class="description">Create a one-time HTTP connection by opening a socket to the server</span><pre>createConnection()</pre></a></li>
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<li class="method public "><a href="#method_validateMethod" title="validateMethod :: Validate an HTTP request method name"><span class="description">Validate an HTTP request method name</span><pre>validateMethod()</pre></a></li>
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<li class="constant  "><a href="#constant_CHUNK_SIZE" title="CHUNK_SIZE :: Chunk size (number of bytes processed in one batch)"><span class="description">Chunk size (number of bytes processed in one batch)</span><pre>CHUNK_SIZE</pre></a></li>
<li class="constant  "><a href="#constant_EOL" title="EOL :: End of line mark used in HTTP"><span class="description">End of line mark used in HTTP</span><pre>EOL</pre></a></li>
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<li class="constant  "><a href="#constant_METHOD_GET" title="METHOD_GET :: HTTP GET string constant"><span class="description">HTTP GET string constant</span><pre>METHOD_GET</pre></a></li>
<li class="constant  "><a href="#constant_METHOD_HEAD" title="METHOD_HEAD :: HTTP HEAD string constant"><span class="description">HTTP HEAD string constant</span><pre>METHOD_HEAD</pre></a></li>
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<li class="constant  "><a href="#constant_METHOD_POST" title="METHOD_POST :: HTTP POST string constant"><span class="description">HTTP POST string constant</span><pre>METHOD_POST</pre></a></li>
<li class="constant  "><a href="#constant_METHOD_PUT" title="METHOD_PUT :: HTTP PUT string constant"><span class="description">HTTP PUT string constant</span><pre>METHOD_PUT</pre></a></li>
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<p class="short_description">Helper methods for HTTP request/response handling</p>
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<h2>Create a request string (header and body)</h2>
<pre>buildRequest(\triagens\ArangoDb\ConnectionOptions $options, string $method, string $url, string $body) : string</pre>
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<h3>Parameters</h3>
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<h4>$options</h4>
<code><a href="../classes/triagens.ArangoDb.ConnectionOptions.html">\triagens\ArangoDb\ConnectionOptions</a></code><ul>
<li>connection options</li>
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<h4>$method</h4>
<code>string</code><ul>
<li>HTTP method</li>
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<h4>$url</h4>
<code>string</code><ul>
<li>HTTP URL</li>
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<h4>$body</h4>
<code>string</code><ul>
<li>optional body to post</li>
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<h3>Returns</h3>
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<code>string</code>- assembled HTTP request string</div>
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<h2>Create a one-time HTTP connection by opening a socket to the server</h2>
<pre>createConnection(\triagens\ArangoDb\ConnectionOptions $options) : resource</pre>
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<code><a href="../classes/triagens.ArangoDb.ConnectionOptions.html">\triagens\ArangoDb\ConnectionOptions</a></code><ul>
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<th><code><a href="../classes/triagens.ArangoDb.ConnectException.html">\triagens\ArangoDb\ConnectException</a></code></th>
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<code>resource</code>- socket with server connection, will throw when no connection can be established</div>
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<h2>Execute an HTTP request on an opened socket</h2>
<pre>transfer(resource $socket, string $request) : string</pre>
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<li>connection socket (must be open)</li>
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<h4>$request</h4>
<code>string</code><ul>
<li>complete HTTP request as a string</li>
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<h3>Returns</h3>
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<code>string</code>- HTTP response string as provided by the server</div>
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<h2>Validate an HTTP request method name</h2>
<pre>validateMethod(string $method) : bool</pre>
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<h4>$method</h4>
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<li>method name</li>
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<code>bool</code>- always true, will throw if an invalid method name is supplied</div>
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<h2>Chunk size (number of bytes processed in one batch)</h2>
<pre>CHUNK_SIZE </pre>
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<h2>End of line mark used in HTTP</h2>
<pre>EOL </pre>
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<h2>HTTP DELETE string constant</h2>
<pre>METHOD_DELETE </pre>
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<h2>HTTP GET string constant</h2>
<pre>METHOD_GET </pre>
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<h2>HTTP HEAD string constant</h2>
<pre>METHOD_HEAD </pre>
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<h2>HTTP PATCH string constant</h2>
<pre>METHOD_PATCH </pre>
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<h2>HTTP POST string constant</h2>
<pre>METHOD_POST </pre>
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<h2>HTTP PUT string constant</h2>
<pre>METHOD_PUT </pre>
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<h2>HTTP protocol version used, hard-coded to version 1.1</h2>
<pre>MIME_BOUNDARY </pre>
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<h2>HTTP protocol version used, hard-coded to version 1.1</h2>
<pre>PROTOCOL </pre>
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