Remote URL Not Available

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Jun 26 15:55:39 EDT 2018


On 6/26/18 10:02 AM, Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode wrote:
> How do you determine that a URL is not available*before*  you set a [player object, stream the text, show a slide, pick a YouTube etc]?
> 
> One could obvious ping it and test for "404 page not found" , but the server may respond with any number of messages.  Rather than checking all those, in there is way to do this?

I've used this:

  get url tURL
  put the result into tNetworkErr
  put it into tData

If the result isn't empty then there has been an error. Otherwise, you 
can do something with the data in the "it" variable.

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