Download multiple files in one http request

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This article shows a way to download multiple files in one http request.

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  • Domain - www.motobit.com

  • Category - ASP/Form Management

  • Submitted By - Devesh Khanna

  • Submitted on - 2008-03-06 23:42:21

Description

HTTP protocol was designed to send one file per one request. Sometimes you will need to send more files - usually when a client selects several files for download and the files have to be delivered to the client. I created ASP sample which will do such task - the sample is located at http://www.motobit.com/help.

The sample uses command line compression (zip/arj) to pack more files to one file and then sends the zip/arj archive to client. Client must have some software to uncompress the data package (unzip, pkunzip, winzip ...). ...


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