SWI-Prolog HTTP support library

This directory provides the SWI-Prolog libraries for accessing and providing HTTP services. The client libraries come in two forms:

The primary server-library is thread_httpd.pl, providing full-blown scalable embedded HTTP server.

Further reading

Prolog files

ax.pl  -- Attribute Exchange libraryShow source
ax_alias/2True when Alias is an alias name for the AX schema URL.Source
ax_form_attributes/2True if Values is a list Alias(Value) for each exchanged attribute.Source
http_ax_attributes/2True when HTTPAttributes is a list of Name=Value pairs that can be used with an HTTP request to query for the attributes Spec.Source
html_head.pl  -- Automatic inclusion of CSS and scripts linksShow source
html_quasiquotations.pl  -- HTML quasi quotationsShow source
html_write.pl  -- Write HTML textShow source
http_authenticate.pl  -- Authenticate HTTP connections using 401 headersShow source
http_client.pl  -- HTTP client libraryShow source
post_data_hook/3Hook to extend the datatypes supported by the post(Data) option of http_open/3.Source
http_convert_data/4Multi-file hook to convert a HTTP payload according to the Content-Type header.Source
http_delete/3Execute a DELETE method on the server.Source
http_disconnect/1Close down some connections.Source
http_get/3Get data from a URL server and convert it to a suitable Prolog representation based on the Content-Type header and plugins.Source
http_patch/4Issue an HTTP PATCH request.Source
http_post/4Issue an HTTP POST request.Source
http_put/4Issue an HTTP PUT request.Source
http_read_data/3Read data from an HTTP connection and convert it according to the supplied to(Format) option or based on the Content-type in the Request.Source
http_cors.pl  -- Enable CORS: Cross-Origin Resource SharingShow source
http_dirindex.pl  -- HTTP directory listingsShow source
http_dispatch.pl  -- Dispatch requests in the HTTP serverShow source
http_404/2Reply using an "HTTP 404 not found" page.Source
http_current_handler/2True if Location is handled by Closure.Source
http_current_handler/3Resolve the current handler and options to execute it.Source
http_delete_handler/1Delete handler for Spec.Source
http_dispatch/1Dispatch a Request using http_handler/3 registrations.Source
http_handler/3Register Closure as a handler for HTTP requests.Source
http_link_to_id/3HREF is a link on the local server to a handler with given ID, passing the given Parameters.Source
http_location_by_id/2Find the HTTP Location of handler with ID.Source
http_redirect/3Redirect to a new location.Source
http_reload_with_parameters/3Create a request on the current handler with replaced search parameters.Source
http_reply_file/3Options is a list of.Source
http_safe_file/2True if FileSpec is considered safe.Source
http_switch_protocol/2Send an "HTTP 101 Switching Protocols" reply.Source
http_error.pl  -- Decorate uncaught HTTP exceptions with stack-traceShow source
http_exception.pl  -- Map Prolog exceptions to HTTP errorsShow source
http_header.pl  -- Handling HTTP headersShow source
http_hook.pl  -- HTTP library hooksShow source
http_host.pl  -- Obtain public server locationShow source
http_json.pl  -- HTTP JSON Plugin moduleShow source
http_log.pl  -- HTTP Logging moduleShow source
http_multipart_plugin.pl  -- Multipart form-data pluginShow source
http_open.pl  -- HTTP client libraryShow source
http_openid.pl  -- OpenID consumer and server libraryShow source
http_parameters.pl  -- Extract parameters (GET and POST) from HTTP requestsShow source
http_path.pl  -- Abstract specification of HTTP server locationsShow source
http_server_files.pl  -- Serve files needed by modules from the serverShow source
serve_files_in_directory/2Serve files from the directory Alias from the path-info from Request.Source
http_session.pl  -- HTTP Session managementShow source
http_ssl_plugin.pl  -- SSL plugin for HTTP librariesShow source
http_stream.pl  -- HTTP StreamsShow source
http_unix_daemon.pl  -- Run SWI-Prolog HTTP server as a Unix system daemonShow source
http_wrapper.pl  -- Server processing of an HTTP requestShow source
hub.pl  -- Manage a hub for websocketsShow source
jquery.pl  -- Provide JQueryShow source
js_grammar.pl  -- JavaScript grammarShow source
js_write.pl  -- Utilities for including JavaScriptShow source
json.pl  -- Reading and writing JSON serializationShow source
json_convert.pl  -- Convert between JSON terms and Prolog application termsShow source
mimepack.pl  -- Create a MIME messageShow source
mimetype.pl  -- Determine mime-type for a fileShow source
term_html.pl  -- Represent Prolog terms as HTMLShow source
thread_httpd.pl  -- Threaded HTTP serverShow source
websocket.pl  -- WebSocket supportShow source
yadis.pl  -- Yadis discoveryShow source