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  • File WebServer.ps1 — part of check-in [89d0871466] at 2018-06-10 13:46:23 on branch trunk — Just an idea for how to handle web requests in PowerShell (user: Joel Bennett size: 2274)

# encoding: ascii
# api: powershell
# title: WebServer
# description: Just an idea for how to handle web requests in PowerShell
# version: 0.1
# type: function
# author: Joel Bennett
# license: CC0
# function: Start-WebServer
# x-poshcode-id: 4826
# x-archived: 2014-05-31T01:38:20
# x-published: 2014-01-22T08:49:00
#
#
# Simple PowerShell JSON Server:


function Start-WebServer {
   param($pattern = "test")

   $script:listener = New-Object System.Net.HttpListener
   $script:listener.Prefixes.Add("http://+:80/${pattern}/")
   $script:listener.Start()
}

function Stop-WebServer {
   $script:listener.Stop()
}

function Wait-Request {
   [CmdletBinding()]param()
   $Context = $script:listener.GetContext()
   Write-Verbose ($Context.Request.HttpMethod + " " + $Context.Request.Url)
   switch($Context.Request.HttpMethod) {
      "GET" {
         $Context | Send-Response "POST HANDLER"
      }
      "POST" {
         $Context | Receive-Request
         $Context | Send-Response ([PSCustomObject]@{Success=$True})
      }
      default {
         $Context.Response.OutputStream.Close()
      }
   }
}

# Helper functions for dealing with streams and json
function Send-Response {
   param(
      [Parameter(Mandatory,ValueFromPipelineByPropertyName)]
      $Response, 

      [Parameter(Position=0)]
      $Content="HELLO"
   )
   $Content = ConvertTo-Json $Content
   $buffer = [Text.Encoding]::UTF8.GetBytes($Content)
   $Response.ContentLength64 = $buffer.Length;
   $Response.OutputStream.Write( $buffer, 0, $buffer.Length )
   $Response.OutputStream.Close()
}

function Receive-Request {
   param(
      [Parameter(Mandatory,ValueFromPipelineByPropertyName)]
      $Request
   )
   $output = ""

   #$size = $script:DefaultBufferSize
   #if($Request.ContentLength64 -lt $size) {
      $size = $Request.ContentLength64 + 1
   #}

   Write-Verbose "Receiving up to $size"
   $buffer = New-Object byte[] $size
   do {
      $count = $Request.InputStream.Read($buffer, 0, $size)
      Write-Verbose "Received $count"
      $output += $Request.ContentEncoding.GetString($buffer, 0, $count)
   } until($count -lt $size)

   $Request.InputStream.Close()
   ConvertFrom-Json $output
}