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setStatus() and sendError()

 
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what is the difference between the setStatus() and sendError() methods?
 
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With set status, you set the error code of the response. With send error you actually send the response with that error code. By "error code" I mean a response code, it could also be HTTP OK, which means everything went well.
 
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You can write to the response after call to setStatus() while you can't aftre a call to sendError().
 
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