Apache provides an HttpClient library using which we can send get and post requests to a server. Another method for http requests is provided by the Standard HttpUrlConnection API provided java but in this article we will use the Apache HttpClient library for GET and POST requests.
Many enterprises are creating mobile applications for their internal staff, for their customers, or both. These applications need access to data, business rules, and business processes. For architectural and security reasons these applications are typically built to access remotes services that provide the data and functionality that are required by the users.