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HTTPie – command line HTTP client with an intuitive UI

HTTPie (pronounced aych-tee-tee-pie) is an open source command line HTTP client. It is a a command line interface, cURL-like tool for humans.

The goal of this software is to make CLI interaction with web services as human-friendly as possible.

It provides a simple http command that allows for sending arbitrary HTTP requests using a simple and natural syntax, and displays colorized output. HTTPie can be used for testing, debugging, and generally interacting with HTTP servers.

Features include:

  • Expressive and intuitive syntax.
  • Formatted and colorized terminal output.
  • Built-in JSON support.
  • Forms and file uploads.
  • HTTPS, proxies, and authentication.
  • Arbitrary request data.
  • Custom headers.
  • Persistent sessions.
  • Wget-like downloads.
  • Python 2.6, 2.7 and 3.x support.
  • Linux, Mac OS X and Windows support.
  • Plugins.
  • Documentation.
  • Test coverage.

Website: httpie.io
Support: Documentation
Developer: Jakub Rozto─Źil
License: Open Source

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