Asynchronous Http Client Library for Java
Async-http-client 1.2.0 With New JDK Based Provider
Following on from the release of Async-http-client 1.1.0 last month, the team have announced version 1.2.0, with support for a new AsyncHttpProvider based on JDK's URLConnection.
The library also supports 3 authentication scheme: Basic, Digest and NTLM, and supports SSL Tunneling. WebDav is now supported and can be used with two interfaces, in addition to AsyncHandler, which can construct a response based on Webdav response's code. Async-http-client 1.2.0 supports redirect from http to HTTPS automatically.