showing a jpeg from a byte stream

Posted on 2006-10-23
Last Modified: 2008-01-09
Hi experts,

I have been putting jpeg byte streams in BLOBs in my mySQL database...

and now i'm wondering if maybe i should have done some sort of file saving technique instead...

Given that I have access to Java servlets, and i am making an AJAX website,

what is the best way that i can show these images to the website user?
(eg. make temporary files out of the byte streams, and send back the link via XML?)
Question by:dbrownell83
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alkisg earned 400 total points
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<img src="http://myserver/getimage.jsp?index=8">
where getimage.jsp modifies the http headers so that it directly sends an image without writing it to the file system...

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ID: 17791540
cool, MIME types.  i forgot about those.  thank you

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You're welcome!

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