ballerina/mime

Package Overview

This package provides functions to encapsulate multiple body parts such as attachments into a single message. The communication of such messages follow the MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions) specification as specified in the RFC 2045 standard.

Entity refers to the header fields and the content of a message or a part of the body in a multipart entity.

Modify and retrieve the data in an entity

This package provides functions to set and get an entity body from different kinds of message types such as XML, text, JSON, byte[], and body parts. Headers can be modified through functions such as addHeader(), setHeader(), removeHeader(), etc.

For information on the operations, which you can perform with this package, see the below Functions. For examples on the usage of the operations, see the Request with multiparts Example and Response with multiparts Example.

Functions

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base64Decode

Deprecated API.

base64DecodeBlob

Deprecated API.

base64Encode

Deprecated API.

base64EncodeBlob

Deprecated API.

getContentDispositionObject

Given the Content-Disposition as a string, gets the ContentDisposition object with it.

getMediaType

Gets the MediaType object populated with it when the Content-Type is in string.

prepareDecodingErrorWithDetail

Constructs a DecodeError with the given details.

prepareEncodingErrorWithDetail

Constructs an EncodeError with the given details.

Classes

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ContentDisposition

Represents values in Content-Disposition header.

Entity

Represents the headers and body of a message.

MediaType

Describes the nature of the data in the body of a MIME entity.

Constants

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APPLICATION_FORM_URLENCODED

Represents the application/x-www-form-urlencoded media type.

APPLICATION_JSON

Represents the application/json media type.

APPLICATION_OCTET_STREAM

Represents the application/octet-stream media type.

APPLICATION_PDF

Represents the application/pdf media type.

APPLICATION_SOAP_XML

Represents the application/soap+xml media type.

APPLICATION_SVG_XML

Represents the application/svg+xml media type.

APPLICATION_XHTML_XML

Represents the application/xhtml+xml media type.

APPLICATION_XML

Represents the application/xml media type.

BOUNDARY

Key name for boundary parameter in MediaType.

CHARSET

Key name for charset parameter in MediaType.

CONTENT_DISPOSITION

Represents content-disposition header name.

CONTENT_ID

Represents content-id header name.

CONTENT_LENGTH

Represents content-length header name.

CONTENT_TYPE

Represents content-type header name.

DEFAULT_CHARSET

Default charset to be used with MIME encoding and decoding.

IMAGE_GIF

Represents the image/gif media type.

IMAGE_JPEG

Represents the image/jpeg media type.

IMAGE_PNG

Represents the image/png media type.

MULTIPART_ALTERNATIVE

Represents the multipart/alternative media type.

MULTIPART_FORM_DATA

Represents the multipart/form-data media type.

MULTIPART_MIXED

Represents the multipart/mixed media type.

MULTIPART_PARALLEL

Represents the multipart/parallel media type.

Represents the multipart/related media type.

START

Key name for start parameter in MediaType.

TEXT_HTML

Represents the text/html media type.

TEXT_PLAIN

Represents the text/plain media type.

TEXT_XML

Represents the text/xml media type.

TYPE

Key name for type parameter in MediaType.

Errors

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Error

Defines the common error type for the module