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(Node.js) How to Avoid Large Strings in HTTP Responses

In some programming languages/environments, returning and passing large strings is problematic for both performance and other reasons (for example, with SQL Server limitations on sizes varchar variables).

One way of avoiding the need to return the actual string data, is to pass the data from one place to another via a Chilkat StringBuilder or BinData object. This example demonstrates a simple HTTP GET where the response body contains XML approximately 274K in size. The response body is loaded into the Chilkat.Xml without the XML content ever needing to leave the native code internal to Chilkat.

Note: This example requires Chilkat v9.5.0.64 or greater.

Install Chilkat for Node.js and Electron using npm at

Chilkat npm packages for Node.js

Chilkat npm packages for Electron

on Windows, Linux, MacOSX, and ARM

var os = require('os');
if (os.platform() == 'win32') {  
    if (os.arch() == 'ia32') {
        var chilkat = require('@chilkat/ck-node11-win-ia32');
    } else {
        var chilkat = require('@chilkat/ck-node11-win64'); 
    }
} else if (os.platform() == 'linux') {
    if (os.arch() == 'arm') {
        var chilkat = require('@chilkat/ck-node11-arm');
    } else if (os.arch() == 'x86') {
        var chilkat = require('@chilkat/ck-node11-linux32');
    } else {
        var chilkat = require('@chilkat/ck-node11-linux64');
    }
} else if (os.platform() == 'darwin') {
    var chilkat = require('@chilkat/ck-node11-macosx');
}

function chilkatExample() {

    // This example assumes the Chilkat HTTP API to have been previously unlocked.
    // See HTTP Unlock Sample for sample code.

    var http = new chilkat.Http();

    // resp: HttpResponse
    var resp = http.QuickGetObj("https://www.chilkatsoft.com/hamlet.xml");
    if (http.LastMethodSuccess !== true) {
        console.log(http.LastErrorText);
        return;
    }

    var sb = new chilkat.StringBuilder();
    // Copy the response body to sb.
    var success = resp.GetBodySb(sb);

    var xml = new chilkat.Xml();
    // Load the XML from the sb.
    var bAutoTrim = false;
    success = xml.LoadSb(sb,bAutoTrim);

    console.log("The response body was " + sb.Length + " characters in length.");
    console.log("Success.");

    // The output is:
    // 
    // 	The response body was 279658 characters in length.
    // 	Success.

}

chilkatExample();

 

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