head(path, initheader = nil) public

Gets only the header from path on the connected-to host. header is a Hash like { ‘Accept’ => ‘/’, … }.

This method returns a Net::HTTPResponse object.

In version 1.1, this method might raise an exception for 3xx (redirect). On the case you can get a HTTPResponse object by “anException.response”. In version 1.2, this method never raises an exception.

response = nil
Net::HTTP.start('some.www.server', 80) {|http|
  response = http.head('/index.html')
p response['content-type']
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